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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

Yoo Ri 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 of ...

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 framing ...

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...

Advertising, International

Louisa Ha, Mohammad Abuljadail, Weiwei Jiang

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

International Advertising Introduction International advertising can be defined as a subfield in advertising and international marketing that ...

Diffusion of Innovations

Ronald Rice

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Diffusion of Innovations Introduction Diffusion is the process through which an innovation (an idea, product, technology, process, or service) ...

Information and Communication Technology for Development

Philip Howard

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Information and Communication Technology for Development Introduction Information and communication technologies have an immense impact on the oppo...

Media Ethics

Clifford Christians

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Media Ethics Introduction As with professional ethics as a whole, media ethics is divided into three parts: metaethics, normative ethics, and descr...

Priming

Francesca Dillman Carpentier

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Priming Introduction Using the analogy of priming a water pump to get the water ready for use, priming in social science research refers to the “ac...

Journalism, Peace

Nancy L. Roberts

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Peace Journalism Introduction Peace journalism can be described as journalism that offers a more balanced perspective of war and conflict than...