Tag Archives: cross-cultural communications

The Media & South Korean Public Diplomacy

(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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Cross-Cultural Miscommunication: Jay Leno’s Joke & the Golden Temple

by Gabby LaVerghetta To make a generalization, Americans are pretty laid back when it comes to comedy. There are some lines that comedians know better than to cross, especially when it comes to race, but for the most part anything … Continue reading

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Soft Power & China’s Need to be Liked

by Gabby LaVerghetta China wants to be liked. More specifically, China wants to be liked by us. And by us I mean the American public. Over the past few months, China has undertaken a massive public diplomacy campaign in the … Continue reading

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