What Are the Force Amplifiers of Digital Diplomacy?

While digital diplomacy has become the “talk about town” in the corridors of ministries of foreign affairs, news organizations and academic departments, scholars and practitioners have yet to find an agreed upon definition of digital diplomacy. Upon searching for such a definition, I learned that some scholars view digital diplomacy as a force amplifier of…

The Social Network of Embassies to the UN in Geneva

For the past few months I have been attempting to investigate the social networks of digital diplomacy. My initial research dealt with the social network of foreign ministries. This analysis was based on the assumption that foreign ministries follow one another on social media in order to gather and disseminate important information. My second analysis…

Between Twiplomacy and Twipoganda: The Case of Meet Iran

Nation Branding refers to a process by which a nation’s image can be proactively managed, monitored and evaluated in order to improve the nation’s reputation amongst international audiences. Many view nation branding as an economic necessity given the fact that in the globalized marketplace nations compete with one another over a shrinking pool of financial…