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Martha Bayles

Martha Bayles writes a regular column on media and public diplomacy for The American Interest, and on film and television for the Claremont Review of Books. Her most recent book, Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America’s Image Abroad, was published by Yale University Press in 2014, and described by American Diplomacy as “the freshest and most original treatment of US Public Diplomacy in many years.” She is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal, and since 2003 has taught humanities at Boston College.

Martha Bayles is currently completing a study of the current dangers to independent journalism around the world.