digital storytelling

Tools and tips from Amara Aguilar and Vince Gonzales, both CPD Faculty Fellows and USC Annenberg faculty members.

Watch exclusive video interviews with experts in diplomacy, design-thinking, Facebook political advertising and more.

On how Japan's #UnknownJapan campaign utilized Instagram to highlight lesser-known aspects of the country's culture, landscape and history. 

A look at how new tools such as satellite remote sensing, virtual reality, bots and apps impact the practice of public diplomacy.

Tara Ornstein debunks a few of the myths surrounding migration.

Brandon Stanton's popular photography blog and Facebook page features often inspirational and thought-provoking interviews with everyday New Yorkers, and it’s grown from strength to strength since its inception in 2010. [...] "The key to all film, really, and certainly to the documentary films we do, is storytelling,” she said. “This is storytelling at its core, at its most visceral. That really appealed to us. People really open themselves up in a way that continues to surprise me."

Jeffrey Robertson discusses the importance of embassy websites in addition to social media.

In traditional diplomacy, a foreign public’s first impressions are formed by the architecture of embassy compounds, the grandeur of ambassadorial vehicles, the candor of diplomatic representatives, or the elegance of diplomatic functions. They serve as representations of the power, culture, and influence of the sending state. In digital diplomacy, a foreign public’s first impressions are often formed by the embassy website.

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