عنوان مقاله [English]
This paper is taken from a research conducted with the aim of reviewing findings of studies on challenges and interactions of diplomacy and media and their reciprocal effects. It will try to open the door to that section of “media diplomacy” dialogue, which has been studied so far and has made possible recognition of some wide-ranging aspects of media diplomacy. The paper mentions the important effects of new smart media atmosphere on diplomacy and foreign policy. It also reviews reciprocal effects of the media, diplomatic machines and foreign policy as well as challenges of presence at diplomatic, foreign policy and international relations arenas of the media, expulsion of media from diplomatic talks and vice-versa, and the possibility of utilization of media to advance diplomatic talks.