Strategic reporting in maintaining public diplomacy / Sharon Wilson and Faridah Ibrahim

Wilson, Sharon and Ibrahim, Faridah (2011) Strategic reporting in maintaining public diplomacy / Sharon Wilson and Faridah Ibrahim. Journal of Media and Information Warfare, 4. pp. 105-119. ISSN 1985-563X

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Abstract

As much as public diplomacy is constantly discussed and used in terms of warfare and practical concerns of international relations, nevertheless, in journalism, other parts of news reporting such as crimes and crisis concerning foreign nationals also needs to be focused on especially in this borderless world and where migration of nationals are fast becoming a sociocultural trend. The use of a ‘soft power approach’ in terms of using general semantics sometimes pacifies a volatile situation from erupting. This paper explores the use of general semantics as a mechanism in strategic communication in evaluating a high profile crime case which involved a Mongolian national and a high ranking Malaysian politician which in parallel helps readers and researchers understand a subtle approach in reaching public diplomacy.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Wilson, SharonUNSPECIFIED
Ibrahim, FaridahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations > Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy > Malaysia
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism. The periodical press, etc. Press > Crime and the press
Divisions: Faculty of Communication and Media Studies > Centre for Media and Information Warfare Studies (CMIWS)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Media and Information Warfare
ISSN: 1985-563X
Volume: 4
Page Range: pp. 105-119
Item ID: 10962
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crime News, Strategic Communication, Public Diplomacy, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Semantics, Soft Approach
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2016 07:20
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/10962

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