American Foreign Policy and the Media

American Foreign Policy and the Media

American Foreign Policy and the Media

By Krystal Hartig from Perth USAsia Centre | 11 Aug 2017

American Foreign Policy and the Media teaser Mr Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large for The Altantic and Editor of Atlantic Live was hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre for a private roundtable luncheon under Chatham House rules, on American foreign policy and the media.

Key Takeaways
  • The world is bearing witness to the power in the politics of distraction.
  • The concept of 'fake news' is not new.  The negotiation of 'truth' in the media has been going on for some time.
  • The United States (US) is, at least in spirit, currently experiencing a process of strategic contraction.
  • There is a model of looking at the US Presidency which depicts the U.S. President as being more than a person, but a franchise.

Krystal Hartig is a Research and Program Assistant at the Perth USAsia Centre

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