Nancy Snow’s Publications

Books (English and Translations)

  • The Mystery of Japan’s Information Power 日本の情報力の謎(Tokyo, Japan: Bunshindo, 2022).
  • The SAGE Handbook of Propaganda. Co-edited with Paul R. Baines and Nicholas J. O’Shaughnessy. (London: SAGE, 2020.)
  • Routledge Handbook of Public Diplomacy. Second edition. Co-edited with Nicholas J. Cull. 2020. (New York and London: Routledge, 2020.)
  • Propaganda and American Democracy. Audible version, 2017.
  • Japan’s Information War (CreateSpace, 2016).
  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations. Co-edited with Jacquie L’Etang, David McKie, and Jordi Xifra. (New York and London: Routledge, 2015.) Chinese translation.
  • Propaganda and American Democracy. (Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press, 2014.)
  • Truth is the Best Propaganda: Edward R. Murrow’s Speeches in the Kennedy Years (McLean, VA: Miniver Press, 2013).
  • Citizen Arianna: The Huffington Post/AOL Merger: Triumph or Tragedy? (Ann Arbor, MI: Nimble Books, 2011.)
  • Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America’s Culture to the World. Revised and expanded 3rd edition. (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2010.)
    • Japanese translation by Tetsuo Jimbo, Akashi Shoten
    • Brazilian translation by Jose Laurencio de Meio, Graphia Press
    • Farsi translation
  • Persuader-in-Chief: Global Opinion and Public Diplomacy in the Age of Obama. (Ann Arbor, MI: Nimble Books, 2009.)
  • Routledge Handbook of Public Diplomacy, Co-edited with Philip M. Taylor (New York and London: Routledge, 2009.) Farsi, Chinese, and Korean translations.
  • The Arrogance of American Power: What U.S. Leaders Are Doing Wrong and Why It’s Our Duty to Dissent. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007).
  • War, Media and Propaganda: A Global Perspective. Co-edited with Yahya Kamalipour. Foreword by Ben Bagdikian, author of The Media Monopoly. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004).
  • Information War: American Propaganda, Free Speech and Opinion Control Since 9/11 (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2004).
    • Japanese translation by Dr. Yoshiaki Fukuma, Iwanami Shoten
    • Arabic translation by Dr. Ahmad bin Rashid bin Saeed

Sample peer-reviewed articles

  • Japan’s strategic miscommunications: in the shadow of the pandemic Olympics, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, February 2, 2022, org/10.1057/s41254-022-00259-1.
  • On being a woman in public diplomacy: some personal reflections, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, DOI 10.1057/s41254-021-00251-1I, November 24, 2021.
  • Introduction to the Special Issue–Global Korea Scholarship: Empirical Evaluation of a non-Western Scholarship Program from a Public Diplomacy Perspective. Kadir Jun Ayhan and Nancy Snow, Politics & Policy Volume 49, Issue 6, 2021: 1282-1291.
  • Gendered experience in student mobility programs—Global Korea Scholarship recipients’ evaluation of Korea’s country image. Hyelim Lee and Nancy Snow, Politics & Policy Volume 49, Issue 6, 2021:1343-1358.
  • Under the Security Umbrella: Japan’s Weak Storytelling to the World. Defence Strategic Communications, Volume 8, Autumn 2020.
  • NHK, Abe, and the World: Japan’s Pressing Needs in the Path to 2020, Asian Journal of Journalism and Media Studies, No. 2, 2019,

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Public Diplomacy. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies. Oxford University Press. 2020.
  • Propaganda. In The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies, Tim P. Vos and Folker Hanusch (General Editors), Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou, Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh and Annika Sehl (Associate Editors). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2019.