The use of public diplomacy and social media can both be powerful tools in sharing ideas and messages that counter extremism and properly convey the cultures and ideas of countries, a senior US government official said at Zayed University on Wednesday.
Indonesian diplomats are being encouraged to keep up with the rapid development of technology and communication tools by exploring the use of new media in the Foreign Ministry's leadership programs. [...] progress of technology demanded an adaptive attitude to innovations in politics, diplomacy and global communication...
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Rusty Pickens, the former acting director of new media technologies at the White House, recently moved to the State Department’s International Information Programs (IIP) Bureau, where he serves as senior adviser for digital platforms. to talk about digitizing citizen engagement with the White House and how he plans to apply the lessons-learned to communicating American ideals abroad.
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“We've seen a sharp decline in the volume of ISIL messaging and social media,” said Richard Stengel, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs during a September 25, 2015,interview with the Voice of America’s Pamela Dockins. “I think the scales are shifting.”