The State Department’s Video Channel

In the past, I have criticized the State Department and the U.S. government in general for making poor use of so-called “information and communications technology” like blogs, and the Internet in general, for public diplomacy. In a February blog post, after having difficulty locating a transcript of a press conference by a military commander in Iraq, I specifically wondered why the U.S. military doesn’t make better use of video on its Web sites. “If we were running [Multinational Forces-Iraq public affairs], we’d post a copy of the video of every press conference on our site, and also post it to […]

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