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Baudrillard, Jean

William Pawlett

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Jean BaudrillardIntroductionJean Baudrillard (1929–2007) was a prolific writer, the author of over thirty major works, and he influenced many academic...

Blockchain and Communication

Peter A. Chow-White, Jennifer Mentanko, Philippa Adams, Julie Frizzo-Barker

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Blockchain and CommunicationIntroductionBlockchain is an emerging technology that communication scholars have recently started investigating. It is a ...

Bourdieu, Pierre

David W. Park

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Pierre BourdieuIntroductionPierre Bourdieu (b. 1930–d. 2002) was a towering figure in sociology and anthropology, both within and beyond his native Fr...

Brand Equity

Sandra Moriarty, Giep Franzen

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Brand Equity Introduction Brands, particularly superbrands like Ivory, Nike, and Mercedes-Benz, are important to companies because they add val...

British and Irish Magazine, History of the

Andrew King

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

History of the British and Irish MagazineIntroductionWhile the study of newspaper history dates from the 19th century, it was only in the 20th century...

Broadcasting, Public Service

Michael Tracey

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Public Service Broadcasting Introduction There is a very plausible argument that public service broadcasting (PSB), as an idea and a set of in...

Capture, Media

Anya Schiffrin

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Media CaptureIntroductionInterest in the problem of “media capture,” as well as academic research on this subject, has grown tremendously since 2015. ...

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...

Celebrity and Public Persona

P. David Marshall

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Celebrity and Public Persona Introduction Research on celebrity and public persona derives from fundamentally interdisciplinary sources. Altho...


Betty Houchin Winfield

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Censorship Introduction In a very large body of censorship scholarship spanning centuries, communication scholars point out that every civiliza...

Civic Duty

Lee Shaker

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Civic DutyIntroductionCivic duty is an internalized feeling of obligation to perform civic and political acts, especially voting, possessed by many ci...

Civil Rights Movement and the Media, The

Sage Goodwin

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

The Civil Rights Movement and the MediaIntroductionThe media has played a fundamental role in American race relations since the days of slavery. The b...


Amelia Arsenault

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

CNNIntroductionTed Turner launched Cable News Network (CNN), the world’s first twenty-four-hour news channel, in 1980. Broadcast network journalists a...

Co-Cultural Theory and Communication

Mark P. Orbe, Ashlee A. Lambert

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Co-Cultural Theory and CommunicationIntroductionCo-cultural communication theory, or co-cultural theory for short, emerged from the scholarly research...

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...

Cognitive Dissonance

Natalie Jomini Stroud, Soohee Kim, Joshua M. Scacco

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Cognitive Dissonance Introduction Humans strive for cognitive consistency, at least according to the theory of cognitive dissonance and a host ...

Collective Memory, Communication and

Jill Edy

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Communication and Collective MemoryIntroductionThe term “collective memory” refers to the shared meaning a group of people gives the past. Research on...

Comedic News

Julia Fox, Edo Steinberg

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Comedic NewsIntroductionWith the new millennium came a new source of political information–comedic news. Though it existed prior to the 21st century–i...

Communication Apprehension

Evan K. Perrault

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Communication ApprehensionIntroductionOne cannot discuss the construct of communication apprehension (CA) without bringing up the scholar James C. McC...

Communication Campaigns

Ronald Rice, Charles K. Atkin

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Communication Campaigns Introduction Public communication campaigns encompass strategies for producing effects on the knowledge, attitudes, and b...

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