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Publications, media reports and blogposts


Short articles by members of the Line 21 Project team are published regularly in international affairs and press publications. Key topic areas include propaganda, public diplomacy and soft power, media representations of terrorism, internet governance and cyber security. Please visit our blog site (click on the Wordpress icon at the bottom of this page) to subscribe to receive posts via email. If you 'like' what you read, please spread the word via social media.


December 2014


The 2015 cyber threat landscape… it’s getting personal - New Zealand Security Magazine

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November


Press Release: New Zealand's UN Security Council seat - time for leadership - New Zealand Peace Foundation

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The Perils and Potential of Visa Diplomacy: The Importance of Waiting Times (Part 2) - USC Center on Public Diplomacy

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October


IT Security gaps expose South Pacific vulnerabilities - New Zealand Security Magazine

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“Propaganda Poster 2.0: The Digitization of Outdoor Political Advertising in China’s Cities”, International Communication Association Regional Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, October 2014 



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Press Release: Concern over New Zealand's association with RIMPAC - New Zealand Peace Foundation

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August


Rights and responsibilities: Good citizenship is needed in the struggle for BYOD security - New Zealand Security Magazine

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July


“All quiet on the Western front: 'Soft war' and reassessing Chinese soft power”, Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, July 2014.


 

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“China’s journalistic public diplomacy in the pre-2008 Olympics crucible”, Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference, University of Western Australia, July 2014



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June


The winds of net-war: China warns of US arms race in cyberspace - DiploFoundation

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The Perils and Potential of Visa Diplomacy: An Immigration Practitioner’s Perspective - USC Center on Public Diplomacy

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Security concerns threaten to rain on cloud’s parade - New Zealand Security Magazine

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April


Civilisation-State: Modernising the Past to Civilise the Future in Jiang Zemin’s China - China: an International Journal, vol 12, no 1

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Shanghai 2010 World Expo at Street Level: The Local Dimensions of a Public Diplomacy Spectacle - USC Center on Public Diplomacy

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Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Underutilised and a little misunderstood? - New Zealand Security Magazine

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March


The tipping point: emerging racism in the first world - New Zealand Peace Foundation Peaceworks Newsletter

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Kunming: A New Phase of Terrorism in China - The Diplomat

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February


China’s Ideological ‘Soft War’: Offense is the Best Defense - Jamestown Foundation China Brief



Reputation Management: defending against cyber threats and negative online content - New Zealand Security Magazine

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Online Reputation Management for Governments: in the national interest or out of the dictator’s playbook? - DiploFoundation



January


The Fiji Airways Re-launch & the Decline of Region Branding - The Public Diplomat

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Comment: Fonterra's reputation, six months on - National Business Review - New Zealand

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China and Nation Branding - The Diplomat

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The Language of Terrorism in China: Balancing Foreign and Domestic Policy Imperatives - Jamestown Foundation China Brief

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December 2013


Center to Periphery (Part II): territorial sovereignty in Chinese cyberspace - DiploFoundation

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The Right to Freedom: International day for the abolition of slavery - New Zealand Peace Foundation Peaceworks Newsletter

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Blindside: the increasing costs of ignoring the cyber devils within - New Zealand Security Magazine

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Center to Periphery: differentiating spheres of control in China’s cyberspace - DiploFoundation

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Bottling the Negativity: Fiji Water Brands Fiji - The Public Diplomat

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November


China Attacks: Not the Usual Suspects - The Diplomat

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October


Soft Power Meets Social Management: New Tourism Law to Punish Unruly Travelers Overseas - Jamestown Foundation China Brief

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Chinese Public Diplomacy: Winning hearts and minds abroad or at home? - USC Centre on Public Diplomacy

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History and culture not enough to drive China’s soft power efforts - Global Times

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August


Cyber espionage and the case for the genetically modified state - DiploFoundation

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BRAND REPUTATION: Fonterra cast as fall guy - National Business Review - New Zealand

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July


Dream of the Red Future: Will the Chinese Dream Become an Enduring Classic? - World Policy



China's "war on terror" in Xinjiang - The Diplomat Magazine

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The Snowden Affair (Part 2): State capitalism through the Chinese dreamscape - DiploFoundation

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Success of China's soft power campaign can't be gauged by rich countries - Global Times

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June


The Snowden Affair (Part 1): ‘Differences’ on the issue of cybersecurity reading more like similarities - DiploFoundation

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Soft Power: A US-China Battleground? - The Diplomat Magazine

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April


China's Reputational Deficit - Line 21 Blog

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Xi Jinping's recurring Chinese Dream - Line 21 Blog

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Refereed Papers


Civilisation-State: Modernising the Past to Civilise the Future in Jiang Zemin’s China - China: an International Journal, vol 12, no 1, April 2014. pp. 22-42.



Nicholas Dynon, “Better City, Better Life? The ethics of branding the model city at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo”, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, August 2011. pp.185-196.



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Nicholas Dynon, “Four Civilizations and the evolution of post-Mao Chinese socialist ideology”, The China Journal, No. 60, July 2008. pp. 83-109.



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