Saturday, January 28th 2017
It is possible that the State Department Global Engagement Center could provide a good model for the coordination, integration, and synchronization of messaging but it will require a focus beyond counterterrorism and a home that can truly have access to senior interagency leadership rather than being buried in the bureaucracy. In whatever form, the new capability must operate with the agility of a new-media start-up.
Authors: Jim Ludes and Mark JacobsonRead More
Saturday, August 27th 2016
These are abbreviated references to articles "seen on the web" relating to public affairs, Public Diplomacy, international broadcasting, and information operations, provided in this format to allow searches on this PDC website. They supplement the "Quotables" series. These articles are from March, 2016.Read More
Sunday, March 20th 2016
Earlier this week, Republican Senator Rob Portman and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy introduced a bill, the Countering Information Warfare Act of 2016, which would create a new “center” to produce and disseminate “fact-based narratives and analysis to counter propaganda and disinformation directed at United States allies and partners.”
Wow, what a great idea! How come nobody ever thought of it before?Read More