Media & Publications

Best Report of the Year #1

‘We the People’: Five Years of Online Petitions

Best Report of the Year #2

The Strategic Use of Digital and Public Diplomacy in Pursuit of National Objectives – Shaun Riordan

Best Private Sector Report of the Year

The Leaders Report

Best Review Article of the Year

Are we there yet? by Ilan Manor

Best Academic Articles of the Year #1

Digital Diplomacy – The State of the Art by Corneliu Bjola

Best Academic Articles of the Year #2

Mobilising diplomacy. The Catalan and Scottish Referendums in Network Diplomacy

Best Academic Articles of the Year #3

An Analysis on the US New Media Public Diplomacy Toward China on WeChat Public Account

Best Academic Articles of the Year #4

Who Are the Enemies? The Visual Framing of Enemies in Digital Games

Best Academic Articles of the Year #5

Mediated Public Diplomacy of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria: The Synergistic Use of Terrorism, Social Media and Branding

Best Academic Articles of the Year #6

Digital foreign policy: how digital tools can further Europe’s foreign policy goals

Best Academic Articles of the Year #7

How to Measure the Digital Diplomacy Efficiency: Problems and Constraints

Best Academic Articles of the Year #8

Digital Heritage Diplomacy and the Scottish Ten Initiative

Best Conference Paper of the Year #1

Organizing on Social Media to Change Platform and Government Policies

Best Conference Paper of the Year #2

Pushing the Boundaries of Digital Diplomacy: The International Experience and the Russian Practice

Best Magazine Article of the Year #1

The Irrelevant Diplomat by Alex Oliver

Best Magazine Article of the Year #2

Is a tweet policy? The State Department is starting to ponder the possibility

Best Magazine Article of the Year #3

War Goes Viral / Emerson T. Brooking by P. W. Singer

Best Magazine Article of the Year #4

Towards a Whole of Government Digital Strategy by Taylor Owen

Best Digital Business Diplomacy Reseach of the Year

How CEOs Can Leverage Twitter

Best Business Magazine of the Year

Forbes

Best MFA Book of the Year

Spanish Diplomacy and the Digital Challenge

Best Digital Journalism Project List of the Year

63 Of The Best Data Journalism Projects Of The Past Year

Best Digital Journalism Project Interview of the Year

Data Journalism Without Borders

Best Data Journalism Project of the Year

La Galaxie Djihadiste

Best Year in Review Article of the Year #1

Top 10 Digital Diplomacy Moments on Twitter in 2016 by Andreas Sandre

Best Year in Review Article of the Year #2

The United Nations and social media in 2016 – Nancy Groves

Best Year in Review Article of the Year #3

Digital Diplomacy Highlights 2016 by Matthias Lüfkens

Best Digital Report of the Year #1

We Are Social 2016 – 2017

Best Digital Report of the Year #2

How Africa Tweets

Best Book Review of the Year

Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy

Best Working Paper of the Year

Diplomacy in 21st Century by Volker Stanzel

Best Digital Humanities Book of the Year

Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016

Best Digital Policy Article of the Year

Bridging the Internet-Cyber Gap: Digital Policy Lessons for the Next Administration

Best Cybersecurity Coverage of the Year

Foreign Affairs

Best Cybersecurity Article of the Year

Will Obama Order American Hackers to Dox Putin?

Best Cybersecurity Blog Post of the Year

Cyber Security Awareness in Public Diplomacy

Best Cybersecurity Policy Paper of the Year

Due Diligence in Cyberspace

Best Research Paper of the Year

How Turks Mobilized Against the Coup

Best Internet Research Project of the Year

Thought Leaders

Best Joint Research Publication of the Year

The soft power of Twitter

Best Public Diplomacy Reading List of the Year

Research worldwide – Prof. Dr. Oliver Zöllner

Best Foreign Policy Article of the Year

Foreign Policy Has Lost Its Creativity. Design Thinking Is The Answer

Best Anti-Terrorism Article of the Year

Can a Social-Media Algorithm Predict a Terror Attack?

Best Article on Whatsapp of the Year #1

The Rise and Rise of International Diplomacy by WhatsApp

Best Article on Whatsapp of the Year #2

For Millions of Immigrants, a Common Language: WhatsApp

Best Twitter Related News Story of the Year

Twitter’s Role in Modern Warfare

Best Brexit Publication of the Year #1

From Brussels to Brexit: Islamophobia, Xenophobia, Racism and Reports of Hateful Incidents on Twitter

Best Brexit Publication of the Year #2

The way forward: UK digital policies and Brexit (Part I-II)

Best Dijital Journalism Hub of the Year

AJ+

Best Call for Paper of the Year

GIG-Arts

Best Digital Government Article of the Year

The Power of Digital Governments Around The Globe

Best Magazine Cover of the Year

The Atlantic – November 16 Issue

Best Digital Diplomacy Booklet of the Year

Public Diplomacy. What It Is and How to Do It by Alan Hunt

Best Digital Journalism Research of the Year

Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2017

Best Academic Paper on Africa of the Year

Foreign Policy In An Era Of Digital Diplomacy

Best Analysis on Social Media Use by Ambassadors of the Year

Diplomatics in Romenia

Best Think Tank Digital Government Report of the Year

Making a Success of Digital Government

Best Information Technology Report of the Year

Global Information Technology Report

Best Emerging Tech Trends Report of the Year

Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies by Gartner

Best Middle East Report of the Year

Social Media and the Internet of Things

Best Asia - Pacific Report of the Year

The State Of Social Media And Messaging In Asia Pacific: Trends And Statistics

Best Mobility Report of the Year

Ericsson Mobility Report

Best Country Social Media Report of the Year

How Australian People And Businesses Are Using Social Media

Best Latin America Report of the Year

Deep Dive Social Media in Latin America

Best Interactive Bots Report of the Year

EMEA Bots

Best Bots Article of the Year

Intelligence Community Deploying Bots for Digital Diplomacy

Best Digital News Report of the Year

Reuters Insitute Digital News Report

Best MFA Public Diplomacy Report

2016 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting

Best Book of the Year #1

Naked Diplomat by Tom Fletcher

Best Book of the Year #2

The Future of Diplomacy by Philip Seib

Best Book of the Year #3

The Hacked World Order by Adam Segal

Best Book of the Year #4

The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross

Best Social Media Research Academic Publisher

Taylor and Francis

Best Government Social Media Research Report of the Year

Using Social Media for Social Research: an Introduction

Best Global Voting Portal of the Year

The Global Vote

Best Internet Governance Article of the Year

The One and Future Internet by Carl Bildt

Best Article on China of the Year #1

China’s government workers fabricate 488 million social media posts a year

Best Article on China of the Year #2

China’s Digital Soft Power Play

Best Article on China of the Year #3

China wants to give all of its citizens a score

Best Article on China of the Year #4

Xi Jinping’s Global Cyber Vision

Best Social Network Government Team #1

Twitter Government

Best Social Network Government Team #2

Government and Politics on Facebook

Best Live Coverage of the Year

The UN Debate

Best Data Centric Think Tank of the Year

Data and Society

Best Internet Institute of the Year

Oxford Internet Institute