Media and foreign policy
Great Decisions 2018 | Topic 4
State and non-state actors today must maneuver a complex and rapidly evolving media landscape.
State and non-state actors today must maneuver a complex and rapidly evolving media landscape. Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Official channels of communication can be circumvented through social media. Foreign policy is tweeted from the White House and “fake news” has entered the zeitgeist. Cyberwarfare, hacking and misinformation pose complex security threats. How are actors using media to pursue and defend their interests in the international arena? What are the implications for U.S. policy?
- Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
- How Social Media is Ruining Politics
- Who Owns the Internet?
- Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy
- 2017 Press Freedom Index—ever darker world map