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Dizard, Wilson P.

Overview
Works: 20 works in 145 publications in 3 languages and 6,598 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: P92.U5, 001.510973
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Most widely held works about Wilson P Dizard
 
Most widely held works by Wilson P Dizard
The coming information age : an overview of technology, economics, and politics by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

32 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old media/new media : mass communications in the information age by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Portuguese and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assesses the dramatic impact of the changes that have occured within mass media and society and explores the convergence of old media (TV, film, and publishing) and new media (the Internet and electronic books), and analyzes the technological, social, economic, and political forces involved in today's volital media environment. --Amazon
Television: a world view by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital diplomacy : U.S. foreign policy in the information age by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the impact of the Internet and other advanced technologies on the United States foreign policy agenda and the ways in which it is managed. Digital diplomacy provides a comprehensive overview of the major milestones in United States international communications and information policy, from the early days of the Morse telegraph to the current Internet explosion. The book underlines the growing importance of the communications issues, particularly as they affect American leadership in a rapidly-changing information environment. Dizard rejects the idea of a computer-based "telediplomacy," arguing instead that the new technologies should be used primarily to strengthen the capabilities of American diplomats in dealing with information-age issues
The strategy of truth; the story of the U.S. Information Service by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

9 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meganet : how the global communications network will connect everyone on earth by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson Dizard, Jr.'s Meganet is a report on the progress and setbacks in expanding Meganet resources to everyone on earth. He examines not only the advantages, such as toll-free numbers and credit cards, but also such downsides as the potential invasions of privacy and the question of who will and who should control Meganet. Dizard describes the likely players: from the oil and utility companies who own desirable rights-of-way to Silicon Valley to emerging innovators in Chile and Germany
Gorbachev's information revolution : controlling glasnost in a new electronic era by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventing public diplomacy : the story of the U.S. Information Agency by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Public diplomacy - the uncertain art of winning public support abroad for one's government and its foreign policy - constitutes a critical instrument of U.S. policy in the wake of the Bush administration's recent military interventions and its renunciation of widely accepted international accords. Wilson Dizard, Jr. offers the first comprehensive account of public diplomacy's evolution within the U.S. foreign policy establishment, ranging from World War II to the present." "Dizard focuses on the U.S. Information Agency and its precursor, the Office of War Information. Tracing the political ups and downs determining the agency's trajectory, he highlights its instrumental role in creating the policies and programs underpinning today's public diplomacy, as well as the people involved. The USIA was shut down in 1999, but it left an important legacy of what works - and what doesn't - in presenting U.S. policies and values to the rest of the world. Inventing Public Diplomacy is a history of U.S. efforts at organized international propaganda."--Jacket
Digital D.C. : how information technology is transforming the hub of American politics by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a survey of Washington, D.C.'s increasing role as a modern city at the forefront of American digital culture. Chapters cover Washington's centuries-old roots as an information city, its increasing role as a Silicon Valley of the East, digital bureaucracy, the city's hip modern culture, a new emphasis on the arts, and Washington's digital future"--Provided by publisher
La era de la información : un panorama general de su tecnología, economía y política by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming information age( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transformation of an industrial economy to one characterized by the processing of information presents problems as well as benefits for a democratic society.--SCAD summary
In the driver's seat at the top ICPs : interviews with presidents, CEOs, COOs, and CFOs of the industry's most exciting telecom companies by Vicky Mason( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Ralph J. Bunche lecture series presents : Wilson Dizard, author, "Inventing public diplomacy, the story of the U.S. Information Agency" by Wilson P Dizard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Wilson Dizard, Jr. is the author of nine books, including Inventing Public Diplomacy: the Story of the U.S. Information Agency, Digital Diplomacy and Meganet, and more than 60 articles, reports, and surveys on communications. A former Foreign Service Officer with USIA, he served also as a senior associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, and as a writer-editor for Time, Inc. He serves on the board of directors of the George Washington University's Public Diplomacy Institute"--Publisher's description
Coming information age : an overview of technology, economics and politics by Wilson P Dizard( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Advenimiento de la era de la informacion by Wilson P Dizard( )

1 edition published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Outlook on USEC( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Outlook on managing personnel exposure( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telecommunications services in the U.S.-Canadian free trade agreement : where do we go from here? by Wilson P Dizard( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Digital diplomacy : U.S. foreign policy in the information age
Alternative Names
Dizard, W. P.

Dizard, Wilson.

Dizard, Wilson, 1922-2009

Dizard, Wilson Jr

Dizard, Wilson P.

Dizard, Wilson P. Jr

Dizard, Wilson Paul, 1922-2009

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Digital diplomacy : U.S. foreign policy in the information ageMeganet : how the global communications network will connect everyone on earthInventing public diplomacy : the story of the U.S. Information AgencyDigital D.C. : how information technology is transforming the hub of American politics