Effective Government Communication During Covid19: What Governments Can Learn from Diplomats

A recent article in Nature, titled "Toward effective government communication strategies in the era of COVID-19", outlines communications policies that may help governments face the Covid-19 pandemic. The authors layout 9 guiding principles for "effective" government communication, including clarity, honesty and empathy. It is interesting that most of these principles are relevant to digital diplomacy,... Continue Reading →

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- America must protect these 5 technologies if it wants to remain a superpower (MSNBC)New Facebook Whistleblower Reportedly Alleges It Ignored Hate Speech (Forbes)Trump to launch his own social media platform, calling... Continue Reading →

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- Privacy fears as Moscow metro rolls out facial recognition pay system (The Guardian)Danish White Paper: Towards a better social contract with big tech (Danish MFA)Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its... Continue Reading →

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- Facebook’s Problems Aren’t Only in Washington (Foreign Policy)Facebook Will Not Fix Itself (Time Magazine)Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show (Wall Street Journal)Facebook says it will add... Continue Reading →

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- Britain to carry out ‘offensive’ cyber attacks from new £5bn digital warfare centre (The Telegraph)Israeli researchers bypass facial recognition using AI-generated makeup patterns (Times of Israel)Facebook Struggles to Quell Uproar Over... Continue Reading →

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