Trends in Public Diplomacy and Communications

Public Affairs Officer Philip Beekman joined Slovenian and international students at the Faculty of Administration for a lecture and wide-ranging discussion about public diplomacy May 5th. Beekman introduced himself and the activities of the embassy’s Public Affairs Sections, spoke about emerging trends in public diplomacy and communications, and led a discussion with students on media and communications issues including: new social media and privacy, fact checking and disinformation, agenda-driven communications, objective media, press freedom, and  influencing foreign audiences.