Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy (Paperback)

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Through conversations with State Department officials, ambassadors, public relations executives, public policy experts, and academics, Digital Diplomacy explores what it means to be innovative in foreign policy and diplomacy. These leading experts explain what are the new dynamics, developments, trends, and theories in diplomacy brought on by the digital revolution in which non-state actors play an active role. Such access now provides diplomats the means to influence the countries they work in on a massive scale, not just through elites. The book's focus on innovative approaches shows how both public and traditional diplomacy have been transforming foreign policy in the 21st century, highlighting new means and trends in conducting diplomacy and implementing foreign policy. The enhanced e-book version features interviews with the experts who appear in the book, including Carne Ross, the "rock star" of digital diplomacy; Teddy Goff, the Digital Director for President Obama's 2012 Campaign; Lara Stein, Director of TEDx; Ambassador David Thorne, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State, and more.

About the Author


Andreas Sandre is the Press and Public Affairs Officer at the Embassy of Italy to the United States in Washington, DC and the author of Twitter for Diplomats (2013, DiploFoundation).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781442239128
ISBN-10: 1442239123
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2015
Pages: 332
Language: English