Center for Strategic Communication

Big Ideas and MediaGlyphs

[ by Charles Cameron — Mad Scientist asks, John Robb responds] . Today’s call and response comes to me via two blog posts that followed one another in my RSS feed — in the reverse order to the one I read them in. I’ve straightened that out so response now follows call...

Net gains in Turkey and Iran?

[ by Charles Cameron — when two data points contradict a trend, what’s up? ] . Gotta love the graphic of “Twitter being written into the ancient Persian Cyrus Cylinder in an animation film for Farsi Twitter, highlighting the platforms importance for communications in...

Trolls not Elves: a Putinesque Christmas

[ by Charles Cameron — a factory for words — ugh! ] . ** In American folklore, a Christmas elf is a diminutive creature (elf) that lives with Santa Claus in the North Pole and acts as his helper. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty has a fasacinating account in which...

Variations on the Blue Screen of Death

[ by Charles Cameron — where would we be without our digital devices, minds & memories? ] . Two converging thoughts, the first from John Robb at Global Guerrillas: Over the weekend, ISIS threatened the life of Jack Dorsey, a co-founder and Chairman of Twitter....