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GMAS visit to Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP)

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Alie Sierkstra
/From our media analyst/

For over 80 years the ANP provides the heartbeat of the Dutch news. As a news agency the organization publishes some 600 articles, thousands of photos, dozens of videos and an hourly radio bulletin on a daily basis. In addition to this service to the Dutch media, the ANP also serves the corporate market with various analytical, advisory and distribution tools, including ANP360.

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Diplomacy in the age of digital disruption*

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Practitioners need more than a laptop and mobile phone

The debate about digital diplomacy is in full swing. There is an explosion of commentary on the implications of the digital age for diplomacy, with the views of ‘cyber-utopians’ competing with those of ‘cyber-realists’. Old-school wisdom among diplomats is that digitalization does not change the fundamental objectives of diplomacy, but offers new ways through which these can be achieved. Governments need to take a more nuanced look, taking into account the different facets of diplomatic practice. Read More

Laptop Diplomat Eric Niehe launches GMAS handout

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Eric Niehe

Eric Niehe, former ambassador of the Netherlands in Ireland, Hungary and India.

The brand-new GMAS handout, “managing media, customizing information” saw the daylight during the annual luncheon of the Netherlands-Canadian Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday 12th November in Sociëteit de Witte in the Hague.

The handout summarizes the services that GMAS provides in collaboration with ANP, the Netherlands’ main news agency and MIG, the most comprehensive in overall media monitoring.
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