IPDGC director contributes to public diplomacy report

Data Driven Public Diplomacy
September 18, 2014

On Tuesday, the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy released the report, "Data Driven Public Diplomacy: Progress Towards Measuring the Impact of Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting Activities" as part of the efforts by the State Department and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to "assess impact through research, analytics and evaluation." Read the State Department's full release.

IPDGC director Sean Aday, who is also an associate professor of Media and Public Affairs as well as director of the Global Communication Master of Arts program at GW, was enlisted to support the commission and work on a team of distinguished scholars from around the country to help research and make recommendations for structures and methodologies needed to make foreign audience research more robust.

The report and executive summary are available for download below:

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