Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

Russian Info War and Digital Media to be Explored

(DACOR-Bacon House)

(18 October 2016). A lunch-time discussion on Wednesday, 26 October at DACOR-Bacon House in Washington, D.C. examines Russia’s use of digital media in Western societies. The discussion will be led by Miika Tomi, a Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown University.

The program is titled, “Does the truth matter in the age of digital media?” In the new era of citizen journalism, the masses have been empowered to produce and receive information. As a […]

Syracuse Univ Symposium Examines Media in Public Diplomacy

(Richard Masoner/Flickr)

12 October 2014. Three panels of experts from journalism, government and academia will explore multiple issues of how government officials and media interact, the evolving role of media in shaping opinion and public policy and the special role of international broadcasting. The symposium, entitled More as the Story Develops, takes place on Thursday, 30 October at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 1616 Rhode Island Avenue in Washington, D.C.

The day-long […]

Richard Stengel: Public Diplomacy is a Conversation

27 September 2014. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy Richard Stengel outlined his strategy and key issues facing practitioners of public diplomacy at State Department in remarks at a meeting of the American Security Project on 16 September. Excerpts from Stengel’s discussion and video (51:44) follow.

Public diplomacy is a conversation. It’s people talking to people—it’s not governments talking to people—it’s sometimes people talking to governments. And all of this new technology, particularly social […]

PDAA 2013 Awards Recognize Outstanding Public Diplomacy Accomplishments

Peshawar PAO Shayna Cram composed and recorded this music video in Pashto about hope for women and girls. (Courtesy, U.S. Consulate General Peshawar.)

Public Diplomacy Alumni Association highlights achievements by professionals for their work in Algeria, Pakistan, and Korea

Even under the best conditions, public diplomacy can be a challenging undertaking calling for a combination of talent, imagination, determination, and leadership. The Public Diplomacy Alumni Association continues its annual recognition of outstanding achievement by […]