FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 1998
Release No. 18-98
CONTACT: Paul Kreutzer|
PHONE: (202) 619-6144
The PDForum includes the following features:
Spotlight -- An online journal of stories about international exchange programs, leading this week
with a description of the Public Diplomacy Forum site, and an article on the media in
Kyrgyzstan by a former Fulbright Scholar.
Rostrum -- An interactive site where viewers can send in their own stories about international
educational experiences, and respond to the features posted on the PDForum. As an example, an
account of an exchange teacher's life on a Thailand campus is featured.
Citizen Diplomat links -- A selective table of websites concerned with international exchanges and public diplomacy. This site includes a guide to Further Reading online about USIA and public diplomacy issues.
Public Diplomacy Nationwide -- This table will allow viewers to read brief accounts of USIA
programs nationwide, listed state-by-state. Several USIA programs overseas are also highlighted,
organized by world region. This feature will be developed further and updated weekly.
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