Conference Saturdays: Israel and Iran. A love story?
By December 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Conference Saturdays: Israel and Iran. A love story?

Can a digital image created by one person erase milliennia of indoctrined-conflict? Can his poster really signal a change in the course of diplomacy?

Know both your long sword and short sword
By November 25, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Know both your long sword and short sword

ter as a mass-amplification communication tool is analogous to the long sword and Facebook’s strength as a community-building tool is analogous to the short sword.

Armageddon will be tweeted
By November 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Armageddon will be tweeted

Individuals, organizations and governments are constantly charting new ground in social media. Add the Israel/Hamas conflict to the catalog.

Effective diplomacy in the age of social media
By July 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Effective diplomacy in the age of social media

The following is an excerpt from today’s edition of the Digital Public Affairs newsletter, issued this morning. Subscribe for free to receive additional insight into digital public affairs, and a look at the role digital is playing in the Canadian political and public affairs landscape. A little over a year ago, a group of digitally engaged folks […]

Advocacy in the digital age: relationships and campfires not targets and firebombers
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Advocacy in the digital age: relationships and campfires not targets and firebombers

The Internet is perhaps the biggest amplifier in the world. It’s given a voice to everyone who can connect to it and through it. By that I mean, anyone who is (1) able to interface with the democratic tools of communication available through the Internet and (2) able to engage with others through compelling storytelling, […]

eDiplomacy and the US State Department
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eDiplomacy and the US State Department

Members of the private and public sectors in Ottawa — public affairs professionals, civil servants and a few politically engaged folk — were invited to attend a video session with U.S. Department of State‘s Policy Advisor for Innovation Ben Scott last week. Mr. Scott, spoke about the transformations happening in social media, technology innovation, and […]