Public Diplomacy and Election 2016

Dr. Nancy Snow


A United States Election Primer

The Vice Guide to the 2016 Election

I Am Fun (Hillary Clinton parody)

Candidate Profile (Donald Trump parody)

Foreign Journalists on 2016: ‘Is this the demise of objective journalism?’

Hillary Clinton has run a stunningly boring campaign

Why I now feel compelled to vote for Trump

As election nears, voters divided over democracy and respect

At Trump, Clinton Rallies in Fla., Divergence is Clear


How It Happened by Elizabeth Drew

The Other Side Is Not Dumb

America Called Bullshit on the Cult of Clinton (Reason magazine)

President Donald Trump May Be the Medicine We Need (GQ magazine)

Nixon vs. Kennedy vs. Trump: Who Wins?

The Tainted Election Paul Krugman


  • Compare Twitter feeds of @realDonaldTrump and @HillaryClinton
  • Write a personal reaction to the stunning Election 2016 results
  • What is effective and/or challenging about public diplomacy in the 21st century?
  • Paper on election or public diplomacy topic due Tuesday, January 17 (No more than 2,000 words or 8 pages)


PD Links

State-owned Voice of America: Is proposed Trump TV White House propaganda?

Harvest of Shame (1960 CBS News documentary)

Shared Values: Baker

Shared Values: Teacher

Shared Values: Firefighter

Shared Values: Journalist

Charlotte Beers: Public Diplomacy after 9/11

Election 2016 Links

The Choice 2016 (PBS)

The Art of the Steal: What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About Persuasion and Propaganda

Bernie Sanders documentary, “Bern”

Who is Bernie Sanders?

Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson

Green Party Presidential Nominee Dr. Jill Stein

Clinton Cash (conservative documentary)

The Rise and Rage of Donald Trump: The Fire Breather (CBC)

Infowars, Breitbart, The Drudge Report, Fox News (lean right/pro-Trump)

MSNBC,, The Washington Post, The New York Times, (lean left, pro-Hillary Clinton)

National Public Radio and C-SPAN

Hillary Clinton Email Archive (WikiLeaks)

The Podesta Emails (WikiLeaks)

Democratic National Committee Email Database (WikiLeaks)