strategic communication

Interview: James Thomas Snyder on Public Diplomacy, seen from NATO

Monday, March 3rd 2014

After some years working on Capitol Hill, James Thomas Snyder became an information officer in the NATO Public Diplomacy staff in Brussels from 2005 to 2011.  Explaining NATO’s policies in the Balkans, Kosovo, and Afghanistan was part of his job, so he was naturally in touch with American public diplomacy.  His new book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, The United States and the Challenge of Public Diplomacy, is “about how the United States can communicate better with the world.”  I posed some questions.

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A Minister-Counselor in the State Department's Senior Foreign Service when he finished his federal career, Donald M. Bishop was recently elected as President of the Public Diplomacy Council. He is a trainer, speaker, and mentor in Public Diplomacy and Communication. He also speaks on history and leadership.

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2013 Forum, Panel 2: "U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century"

Friday, November 29th 2013

The Forum's first panel addressed Public Diplomacy past; the third panel discussed Public Diplomacy's future.  This panel focused on Public Diplomacy present -- looking at the field since the shock of 9/11.

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A Minister-Counselor in the State Department's Senior Foreign Service when he finished his federal career, Donald M. Bishop was recently elected as President of the Public Diplomacy Council. He is a trainer, speaker, and mentor in Public Diplomacy and Communication. He also speaks on history and leadership.

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Author: Donald M. Bishop

Missing: Public Diplomacy Input

Tuesday, June 25th 2013

What is lacking in the White House planning for the President's travel is input from the public diplomacy experts.  It would not take a great deal of audience attitude analysis from the research community, or even "finger in the wind" analysis from PAOs at our embassies, to educate the White House staff on what public reaction to expect in a given country. 

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Brian E. Carlson

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Summary: An experienced public diplomacy officer, Ambassador Brian Carlson advises the InterMedia research organization on military and foreign affairs issues and serves the State Department as a senior inspector. For the last three years he was the State Department liaison to the Department of Defense on strategic communication.

 

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Author: Brian Carlson

The Seven Habits of Highly Successful Under Secretaries

Friday, March 30th 2012

Tara Sonenshine was confirmed Thursday night by the Senate, and she will probably take office officially early this week.  (She can be sworn in privately by some current official and begin work, even as a more formal ceremony is planned for a few weeks hence.)

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Brian E. Carlson

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Summary: An experienced public diplomacy officer, Ambassador Brian Carlson advises the InterMedia research organization on military and foreign affairs issues and serves the State Department as a senior inspector. For the last three years he was the State Department liaison to the Department of Defense on strategic communication.

 

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Author: Brian Carlson

Six Degrees of Separation: Now 4.7 Degrees of Proximity

Tuesday, November 29th 2011

Social media is a lot like the weather:  everyone talks about it, but very few are doing anything about it. 

The news that social science researchers have determined that the distance between friends seems to be shrinking in the digital age came as no surprise to millions of Facebook users.  And it did not come as news to public diplomacy practitioners.

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Brian E. Carlson

Board member


Summary: An experienced public diplomacy officer, Ambassador Brian Carlson advises the InterMedia research organization on military and foreign affairs issues and serves the State Department as a senior inspector. For the last three years he was the State Department liaison to the Department of Defense on strategic communication.

 

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Author: Brian Carlson

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