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- Why Is Beijing Micromanaging Its Technology Sector? (The Diplomat)Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit (TechCrunch)Israel Aerospace Industries inks $237 million radar deal with German military (Times of Israel)Clubhouse Opens 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- Twitter Nigeria: Users struggle to access site after government suspension (BBC News)Gaza conflict: Instagram changes algorithm after alleged bias (BBC News)Superspreaders of Malign and Subversive Information on COVID-19 (Rand)TikTok gave itself... 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- Drones deliver blood to prevent maternal death in Botswana (Un News)France’s plan to rein in Big Tech (Politico)Voters already love technology. They don’t need anti-China messaging to get there (Vox)AI is... 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- Chips and blocks—how TSMC mastered the geopolitics of chipmaking (The Economist)There Are Spying Eyes Everywhere—and Now They Share a Brain (Wired)India police visit Twitter offices after tweet row (The Financial Times)‘Rogue’... Continue Reading →

How Chinese Ambassadors Use Twitter

In my 2019 book, The Digitalization of Public Diplomacy, I dedicated a chapter to Ambassadors’ use of Twitter. My assertion was that Ambassadors may be viewed by digital publics as trusted sources of information. This is because Ambassadors have privileged access to information, they have access to the highest echelons of power, they are viewed... Continue Reading →

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