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Before ‘dropping the mic’ President Obama made strong plea to press correspondents

The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) is an organization of journalists who cover the White House and the President of the United States. The WHCA was founded on February 25, 1914, by journalists in response to an unfounded rumor that … Continue reading

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Digest of NEWS – Features cultural barriers and disinformation

The latest issue of ComIPI’s quarterly digest is on line. It mainly features overcoming cultural barriers and the problem posed by disinformation within digital media. Posted by International & Public Communication on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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Russian Propaganda Builds on Western Freedom

A recent story posted by the international TV network RT constitutes a clear example of the strategic approach taken by Russian propaganda: to take as much advantage as possible from the constraints democracy imposes on freedom of information.  To include … Continue reading

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Quarterly Digest of News of Interest to the PA Community

The latest issue of the ComIPI quarterly review is available online: It features: Why ISIS coverage sounds familiar Analysis of Russia’s information campaign against Ukraine How Russia Is Revolutionizing Information Warfare Social Media tips: How to Survive a Scandal If … Continue reading

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Social media training is top priority for every PR professional

I recently attended the first NATO online ‘open’ massive training course dedicated to Social Media. The course confirmed that – even if I have been a Social Media user since its beginning – still there are many aspects that I … Continue reading

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When a photo tells a different, true story

Anja Niedringhaus was a German photojournalist who worked for the Associated Press (AP).  She was the only woman on a team of 11 AP photographers that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for coverage of the Iraq … Continue reading

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Most of news spread on Social Media likely unverified

Monday was the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Many used the opportunity to reassess the tragic experience of 2013 to identify lessons learned. I found of particular interest an analysis by Bill Salvin  assessing that much of the information spread about the … Continue reading

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