عنوان مقاله [English]
Expressing one’s viewpoints and dominating them in the world on the one hand, and peace and prevention of outbreak of international conflicts on the other have always been among issues that have been considered as wishes of most governments and world citizens in line with their national interests. In today’s world, rather than being directly followed up by diplomatic apparatus, these objectives are fulfilled by the media; as globalization of the publication field of new media has created a new image of power.
This seemingly invisible power can be effective in determining the borders of national interests of countries. In this paper which is the result of in-depth interviews with a group of media and diplomatic experts it has been strived to review the importance, necessity and role of media diplomacy in revisiting national interest s and mechanisms to achieve these interests in the media age