Category Archives: Public Diplomacy

Online Charm of Pope Francis

       By Violet Jiang Pope Francis is changing the way non-Catholic people like me look at the Church. Despite the fact that I go to temples and pay tribute from time to time in vacation mode, I was … Continue reading

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Malala#2030NOW

By Kristine Deveza One of the most impressive panelists at last week’s Social Good Summit was an unassuming teenage girl from Pakistan’s Swat Valley – Malala Yousafzai. The official website of The Social Good Summit billed the three day conference … Continue reading

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The African Media Initiative Seeks to Improve Journalism

by Gabby LaVerghetta With so much attention being given to the dark side of digital media (think censorship, privacy concerns), it’s easy to become pessimistic about new communication technologies. Africa has a chance to highlight the good that information and … Continue reading

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The Olympics: Rebranding London

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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A Brief Survey of Finnish Heavy Metal

by Rick Rockwell Certainly, let the snickers begin, given this byline over a posting that may seem designed to find the most obscure international communication niche and exploit it.  However, if one of our favorite blogs, Passport from Foreign Policy, … Continue reading

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