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Feminist Theory

Lana Rakow

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Feminist Theory Introduction Feminist theory in communication is developed and used by scholars to understand gender as a communicative proces...

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...

Gatekeeping

Pamela Shoemaker, Jaime Riccio, Philip Johnson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Gatekeeping Introduction Billions of events occur in the world each day, but only a few of them become news. The process through which this oc...

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...

Goffman, Erving

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Erving Goffman Introduction Erving Goffman (1922–1982) was the sociologist who first proposed investigating the “interaction order,” that is, ...

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...

Hegemony

Andrew Calabrese, Marco Briziarelli

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Hegemony Introduction The term “hegemony” refers to a socially determined category that describes mechanisms and dynamics associated with power, an...

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...

Hostile Media Effect

Lauren Feldman

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Hostile Media Effect Introduction The hostile media effect occurs when supporters or opponents of an issue perceive identical, balanced news co...

Identification with Media Characters

Jonathan Cohen

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Identification with Media Characters Introduction One of the advantages that communication, especially mass communication, provides humans is ...

Indexing

Regina G. Lawrence

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Indexing Introduction “Indexing” is a theory of news content and press-state relations first formulated as the “indexing hypothesis.” At its co...

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...

Information Processing

Paul Bolls

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Information Processing Introduction Information processing broadly refers to the mental activity emerging from processes the human mind engages...

Interactivity

Michael A. Xenos

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Interactivity Introduction Most everyday users understand interactivity as the extent to which a communication medium enables responses (typically imm...

Intercultural Communication

Ling Chen

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Intercultural Communication Introduction Scholars study intercultural communication as a process of interaction between culture and communication, ...

Intergroup Communication

Liz Jones, Bernadette Watson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Intergroup Communication Introduction Intergroup communication proposes that when individuals interact with each other, it is most often their...

International Communication

Jonathan D. Aronson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

International Communications Introduction International communications is an impossibly broad, interdisciplinary topic. To master communicatio...

Interpersonal Communication

Michael E. Roloff

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-09-30

Interpersonal Communication Introduction Communication scholars have a long history of studying public discourse. Researchers have investigated...

Interpretation/Reception

Sonia Livingstone, Ranjana Das

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Interpretation/Reception Introduction Interpretation refers to the way in which people make sense of their lives and the events, actors, proce...

Journalism

Matthew Carlson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Journalism Introduction The study of journalism is complicated by questions of just what journalism is. Journalism can be viewed as a profession em...

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