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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...


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...


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...


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...


Francesca R. 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 ...

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...

Annenberg, Walter H.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Walter H. Annenberg Introduction When he was nominated by President Richard Nixon to serve as US ambassador to the Court of St. James’s in 1969...

Embedded Coverage

Michel M. Haigh

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Embedded Coverage Introduction When examining the stories told about the war in Iraq, one notices reporters reporting from the battlefield, “em...

Media Economics, Theories of

Gracie Lawson-Borders

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Theories of Media Economics Introduction The business of media includes economics and research, and studies in the field examine numerous aspe...

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...

Political Economy

Vincent Mosco

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Political Economy Introduction The communication scholar interested in the political economy approach starts by studying different ways to def...

Codes and Cultural Discourse Analysis

Donal Carbaugh

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Codes and Cultural Discourse Analysis Introduction The concept of code is used in this body of work to identify a system of beliefs an...

Journalism, Tabloid

Maria Elizabeth Grabe, Namrata Sharma

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Tabloid Journalism Introduction The term tabloid is often traced back to Alfred Harmsworth, who used the term in 1896 to describe the size of ...

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