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Web 2.0

C.W. Anderson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Web 2.0 Introduction For the layperson, the phrase “Web 2.0” refers to online websites, such as YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook, along with digi...

Castells, Manuel

Philip Howard

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Manuel Castells Introduction One of the most prolific and respected scholars today, Manuel Castells (b. 1942–) has given us a new language for...

Community Structure Approach

John C. Pollock

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Community Structure Approach ...

Health Communication

Glenn Leshner, Elizabeth Gardner

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Communication Introduction The area of health communication research and theory focuses primarily on the application of communication theo...

Gender and the Media

Cynthia Carter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Gender and the Media Introduction Gender and media research has been a central field of academic inquiry since the 1970s. It is notable that t...

Journalism, Citizen, History of

Donald Matheson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

History of Citizen Journalism Introduction Citizen journalism’s rise is paradigmatic of how journalism and the media are evolving. A history o...

Small-Group Communication

Lawrence R. Frey

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Small-Group Communication Introduction The study of small-group communication investigates: (a) the nature and effects of members of small coll...

Critical and Cultural Studies

Meenakshi Gigi Durham

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Critical and Cultural Studies Introduction Critical and cultural studies of communication are focused on the analysis of cultural artifacts and pra...

Freedom of the Press

Dwight Teeter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Freedom of the Press Introduction Freedom of the press refers to the freedom to criticize government without suffering official interference or punish...

Media Credibility

Yariv Tsfati

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Media Credibility Introduction Audience perceptions regarding the credibility of news media have been studied using several concepts, including “medi...

Sex in the Media

Barrie Gunter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Sex in the Media Introduction Mediated sex is a prevalent attribute of most forms of public entertainment. Sexual scenarios permeate fictio...

Media, Educational

Shalom Fisch

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Educational Media Introduction All too frequently, discussions of the effects of electronic media on children focus solely on the negative, su...

Federal Communications Commission

Christopher H. Sterling

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Federal Communications Commission Introduction For eight decades, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been the primary federal ...

Entertainment

Helena Bilandzic

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Entertainment Introduction Entertainment formats, as trivial as they may seem to an educated audience, are used by millions of audience members duri...

Deliberation

Michael A. Xenos

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Deliberation Introduction “Deliberative democracy” refers to democratic processes based on thorough consideration and discussion of issues from a vari...

Knowledge Gap

Yoori Hwang, Brian Southwell

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Knowledge Gap Introduction The essential notion of the knowledge gap is the proposition that a discrepancy exists in the knowledge that people...

Third-Person Effect

Yariv Tsfati

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Third-Person Effect Introduction Audience perceptions regarding media influence have been extensively studied since the 1980s. Originating with a lan...

Heuristics

Young Mie Kim

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Heuristics Introduction When making a judgment, individuals do not necessarily use particularistic information and engage in mentally taxing c...

News Framing

David Tewksbury

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

News Framing Introduction How political issues are presented in news stories makes a difference. That rather simple statement is the core of f...

Video

Karen Ritzenhoff

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Video Introduction The global media landscape is transforming quickly thanks to the digital revolution that has phased out taped-based electro...

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