From Soap Operas to Avatars: Digital Diplomacy and Making Fiction into Fact

“If you’re gonna bring about meaningful change in society, you can’t do it overnight…Now, that’s a great model for development. A man named Miguel Sabido, he made money doing a very popular program. He entertained his audience, and he increased literacy in Mexico by a huge amount.”

Digital and media entrepreneur William Ryerson effectively uses innovative media for social change. Digital citizen diplomats Joshua S. Fouts and Rita J. King design virtual games that help foster vibrant community and culture in the physical world. They’re all demonstrating the game-changing power of technology to change the world for the better.

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