Damien Spry is a lecturer in media and communications at the University of South Australia. His research examines social media and influence campaigns, including digital diplomacy and weaponised narratives. He was previously based in Hong Kong and Seoul. He holds honorary positions at the University of Sydney and the Centre for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. His recent publications include research on Facebook for diplomacy, especially in Asia, Australia’s image in South Korean online news and on soft power in East and South East Asia. Inquiries about his research should be directed to: email@example.com.