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Digital Diplomacy - NYTimes.com

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Two young State Department officials are hoping to nudge diplomacy into the 21st century one Twitter post at a time.
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Turkey's Twitter Ban and the Future of Networks

Turkey's Twitter Ban and the Future of Networks | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Few things look more dictatorial, these days, than issuing orders to switch off parts of the Internet.
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Twittersphere Lets Us In On Diplomats' 'Normal' Banter

Twittersphere Lets Us In On Diplomats' 'Normal' Banter | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Renee Montagne talks with Alec Ross, a former adviser at the State Department, about diplomatic protocol in the era of social media.
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The NATO Council of Canada » The Harper’s Government’s Approach to Digital Diplomacy

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Conference: The Power of Social Media, 20 Feb 2014

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Twitter for Diplomats

Learn more on e-diplomacy, visit www.diplomacy.edu/e-diplomacy
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Diplohack: where diplomats admit they're sick of talking and want a digital revolution for the people (Wired UK)

Diplohack: where diplomats admit they're sick of talking and want a digital revolution for the people (Wired UK) | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
A burgeoning group of self-defined digital diplomats are itching to stop talking and start doing.
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Sweden's foreign minister on crafting digital diplomacy for the future (Wired UK)

Sweden's foreign minister on crafting digital diplomacy for the future (Wired UK) | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
As offline problems concerning freedom and censorship continue to become online ones, we need digital diplomacy to help connect the talkers and thinkers of the world with the doers, to facilitate change.
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Diplomacy 3.0 Starts in Stockholm

Diplomacy 3.0 Starts in Stockholm | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
While we have not yet outgrown Twitter and Facebook -- still key ingredients for any government's digital strategy -- foreign policy is fast moving towards more innovative ways to change its elitist undertones and become a truly participatory,...
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Wooing Russia's Twitterati

Wooing Russia's Twitterati | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
How the U.S. ambassador in Moscow is using social media to get his message out.
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Digital diplomacy spreads through Washington

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Canada's embassy in Washington played host to a "Digital Democracy Open House" recently where dipolmats from a dozen embassies shared ideas on using social media to reach their foreign policy goals.
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Iran's Online Diplomacy Discomfits Israel

Iran's Online Diplomacy Discomfits Israel | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Iran’s new embrace of public diplomacy, which helped pave the way for a deal over its nuclear program, has closed a previously wide gap to Israel.
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The New Golden Age of Diplomacy

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While secret diplomatic negotiations and contacts remain important, the boundaries between transparency and secrecy are shifting to open up more of the previously closed world of diplomacy.
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Digital diplomacy: Threat or opportunity? | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Digital diplomacy: Threat or opportunity?   | Russia Beyond The Headlines | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
Digital diplomacy that emerged during Barack Obama’s first term is considered “smart power,” alongside traditional hard power and soft power.
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Why on earth would an Ambassador in Cuba tweet? - Digital Diplomacy

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Digital Diplomacy – the FCO's digital work
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Think tanks and foreign services that shun social media are being left behind

Think tanks and foreign services that shun social media are being left behind | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it

The boundaries between journalism, intelligence, diplomacy and think tank analysis are dissolving at a rapid rate, thanks to the unstoppable advance of social media. It is not entirely an original thought—Daryl Copeland, the Canadian diplo-wonk and author of the book Guerrilla Diplomacy, has made a similar point recently (and on his blog, naturally). This process of creative destruction has a long way yet to play out, so its full implications are far from understood.

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OECD Social Media Conference - YouTube

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Foreign Press Center Briefing on "Digital Diplomacy: Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign" - YouTube

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Public Affairs Douglas Frantz, and Co...
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Driving Digital Diplomacy

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McKinsey ( identify six types of 'digital leader': - the Producer, who creates content that makes people 'lean forward' - the Distributor, who allows co-creation and necessary anarchy - the Recipie...
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Politicians struggle with authenticity on Twitter, self-censorship prevails (Wired UK)

Politicians struggle with authenticity on Twitter, self-censorship prevails (Wired UK) | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
450 of the UK's MPs are using Twitter, but many seem to be struggling with the microblogging platform, with a number of high profile gaffes. Ed Balls.
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Governments will disrupt diplomacy when they have an ecosystem, so let's build it (Wired UK)

Governments will disrupt diplomacy when they have an ecosystem, so let's build it (Wired UK) | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
If governments are to actually innovate and disrupt traditional diplomacy through technology, we need to help build them an ecosystem so the fear of failure does not seem so overwhelming, Twitter for Diplomats author Andreas Sandre told the TedxStockholm...
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Google Hangouts vs Twitter Q&As: how the US and Europe are hacking traditional diplomacy (Wired UK)

Google Hangouts vs Twitter Q&As: how the US and Europe are hacking traditional diplomacy (Wired UK) | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
The US has been at the forefront of digital diplomacy for many years now, but Europe isn't far behind
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Facebook recognises Kosovo as a region

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Foreign policy meets social media: Indonesia spy row ushers in digital diplomacy

Foreign policy meets social media: Indonesia spy row ushers in digital diplomacy | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
The President of Indonesia has been Tweeting profusely from his personal @SBYudhoyono account in the wake of the spying row, in contrast...
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The pertinence and perils of twiplomacy | Tony Agotha | Independent Arts Blogs

The pertinence and perils of twiplomacy | Tony Agotha | Independent Arts Blogs | Doing Digital Diplomacy | Scoop.it
In the midst of the recent upheaval in Turkey, Prime Minister Erdogan has called Twitter the worst ‘menace’ to society.
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Egypt Twitter flap shows lack of digital knowledge

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CAIRO — An Internet spat between the U.S. and Egyptian governments has some activists and analysts here questioning the wisdom and motives of American officials.
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