Category Archives: Government

SoundCloud Enters The Fray As A Citizen Voice Tool

The Canadian province of Quebec is in a provincial election right now. A key battle in the war of perceptions is the media and Liberals pushing the “separation” issue, that the Partis Quebecois if taking a majority government, will pursue … Continue reading

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Russia, Ukraine, Putin & Believability in 2014

Not a few journalists these past few days have had a slightly “ironic” tone to their reporting as they lay out Russia’s formal messaging around the Ukraine crisis underway. Russia, via Putin and his diplomatic and media cadre have issued … Continue reading

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What The Nuland Case Says About Russia and eDiplomacy

No doubt that after the Nuland case last week in the Ukraine and Russia’s posting of the audio on YouTube, the halls of the State Department in Washington are simmering. While in the Kremlin they are grinning. But what does … Continue reading

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eDiplomacy & The Sovereign State of Facebook?

There have been more than a few comments and quips made by pundits on the topic of “if Facebook were a country..” But perhaps, in some ways, it is a bit of a sovereign state, a Cyber State if you … Continue reading

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Governments & Social Media Monitoring: Spying or Learning?

Ever since the Snowden affair on the NSA and the subsequent revelations, there has been a lot of questions raised on how much spying is too much.┬áBut the elephant in the communications closet or a gorilla in the WiFi router … Continue reading

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The Legacy Factor In eDiplomacy Messages

It’s not a topic I’ve found any discussion around as of this posting (put a link in the comment section if you know of one) and that is the legacy of online content. As in once it’s out there, you … Continue reading

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What Is Digital Diplomacy?

The concept of “digital diplomacy” is still quite new, but in Internet years might be considered not so new! Our view is that generally, the concept of what it is, it’s value and purpose, are still being defined. What we … Continue reading

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