We must end the obsession with creating new “types” of diplomacy. It was probably a mistake “inventing” public diplomacy and digital diplomacy. It undoubtedly led both scholars and practitioners into unhelpful, and...KEEP READING
Periscope: Live Video-Streaming
Periscope is an application that allows people to record and broadcast live videos of their surroundings, which can then be commented on by viewers. This tool has been used by citizen journalists, tourists and politicians as a means for advocacy, social justice and whistle-blowing, as well as cultural diplomacy. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government is particularly noteworthy for their use of Periscope to inform people of developments and boost engagement.
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