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Blog.gov: winning digital hearts and minds

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  • T Technology (General)
  • Jk Political Institutions (United States)
  • Hm Sociology
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  • Communication
  • Political Science

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PowerPoint Presentation BLOG.GOV WINNING DIGITAL HEARTS AND MINDS Amal Benaissa - PhD Candidate, Media and Communications Department [email protected] Research ObjectivesResearch Objectives •• Examine the dynamics of Examine the dynamics of governmentgovernment blogging as a blogging as a foreign policy communication tool foreign policy communication tool •• Case study: State Department blog Case study: State Department blog DIPNOTEDIPNOTE Regional focus: Regional focus: Middle EastMiddle East posts posts Foreign policy communication has historically been a key preoccupation for American administrations, particularly during diplomatic crisis and international conflict. Following the advent of radio and later television, the internet has more recently been incorporated into the political communication apparatus to communicate American foreign affairs. Beyond websites providing information for a general public, the use of the internet is most importantly being expanded to include government blogging. Since 2007 and continuing at present, blogging technology is being integrated as a vehicle for the dissemination of fore ign pol icy through a var iety of posts by of f ic ia ls & civ i l servants. . Since 9/11, U.S. foreign policy has been geared primarily towardSince 9/11, U.S. foreign policy has been geared primarily towards the s the Middle EastMiddle East, putting , putting the region at the forefront of media attention. By focusing on othe region at the forefront of media attention. By focusing on one region inne region in--depth, the depth, the findings will aim to shed light on how this government blog is ufindings will aim to shed light on how this government blog is used as tool of the State sed as tool of the State Department in a digital era. Indeed, since WWII, the modern commDepartment in a digital era. Indeed, since WWII, the modern communication machinery of unication machinery of the government has been gradually integrating new te

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