عنوان مقاله [English]
Adding to direct effects on the scope of communications and media, the scientific and technological progresses have also an indirect influence on the international relations and diplomacy. As nowadays, we witness the wonderful role of media diplomacy and soft power in changing the place of nation- states and their proportion in different regions in the world. The Islamic Republic of Iran also is not an exception from this rule and the Iran's regional status is measurable based on the kind and the amount of utilizing different elements including; media diplomacy. This paper attempts to study the influence of IRIB World Services' networks on the regional status of Iran in the fourth decade of glorious Islamic Revolution. The findings show that the IRIB World Services' networks according to the pattern of real representation about the most important incidents in southwest Asia such as peaceful nuclear activities, the Zionist regime crimes in Palestine, developments in Syria, Iraq and Bahrain as well as Saudi Arabia's aggression in Yemen have been able to make the world public opinion aware of the hypocritical stance of western media. In a way that, western valid research institutions and think thanks such as RAND have confessed to the increasing of IRIB World Service media's effectivity and coefficient of influence in target communities and their role in consolidation of Iran's regional status.