Saturday , July 22 2017

About Michael Ardaiolo

  • Michael Ardaiolo is currently a student in Syracuse University's Public Diplomacy Master's Program: M.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and M.S. in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. In addition, he is a recovering record slinger, a Criterion Collection addict, an NBA obsessor, and a struggling student of the Korean language.
[LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

[LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

New research shows that the need for winning hearts and minds during counterinsurgency missions may be overstated.   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the effectiveness of public diploma ...

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[LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

[LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

The US Department of State is transitioning into a digital context and public diplomacy is evolving in the process.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses the U.S. public diplomacy's shift toward a digital ...

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The Daily: USAID’s Social Network that Stuck

The Daily: USAID’s Social Network that Stuck

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. While ZunZumeo failed in Cuba, a similar U.S. initiative in Afghanistan seems to have ...

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The Daily: House Agrees on Legislation to Overhaul VOA

The Daily: House Agrees on Legislation to Overhaul VOA

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. According to Foreign Policy, legislation was agreed on in the House to overhaul Voice ...

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[LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

[LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

While the didgeridoo is synonymous with Australia, one citizen diplomat is using the aerophone to teach cultural respect to all people.   Julia Watson and Dr. Guy Golan discuss the didgeridoo, pe ...

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The Daily: Salvaging Assad’s International Reputation

The Daily: Salvaging Assad’s International Reputation

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Is it possible for Bashar al-Assad to rejuvenate his international reputation after o ...

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The Daily: Celebrity Diplomacy Still Trumps

The Daily: Celebrity Diplomacy Still Trumps

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. While the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement is bridging the two countries economic ...

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The Daily: Health Diplomacy’s Potential

The Daily: Health Diplomacy’s Potential

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Despite even the most frosty of relations between countries, science diplomacy, and e ...

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[LISTEN] Updating the Ethiopian Narrative

[LISTEN] Updating the Ethiopian Narrative

Ethiopia is an emerging country with an active diaspora; now its narrative, stuck in decades past, needs updating.   Michael Ardaiolo and Dr. Guy Golan discuss the need to update the Ethiopian na ...

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The Daily: Russia’s Soft Power Savviness

The Daily: Russia’s Soft Power Savviness

Our round-up of news, notes, tips and tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. We can talk about Russia’s use of hard power in Ukraine, but don’t ignore the Kremlin ...

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