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Reporting, Investigative

James L. Aucoin

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Investigative ReportingIntroductionWith the establishment of the service organization Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) in the mid-1970s, a ge...

Rhetoric and Communication

Michael Pfau

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Rhetoric and CommunicationIntroductionThe term “rhetoric” (rhetorike) was coined by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato, and systematically elaborated...

Rhetoric, Religious

Michael Souders

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Religious Rhetoric ...

Rhetoric, Visual

Zazil Reyes García

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Visual RhetoricIntroductionVisual rhetoric is a relatively new area of study that emerged in the late 1900s when rhetoric scholars recognized the incr...

Risk Communication

Georg Ruhrmann, Lars Guenther

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Risk Communication Introduction Many natural disasters and industrial accidents are not unforeseen; in many cases, scientists and other expert...

Rumor and Communication

Nicholas DiFonzo

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Rumor and CommunicationIntroductionAn ocean of rumors, hearsay, half-truths, fake news, factoids, speculations, and conspiracy theories engulfs us. Ru...

Schramm, Wilbur

Emile McAnany

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Wilbur SchrammIntroductionThe name of Wilbur Schramm, an American researcher in the 20th century (b. 1907–d. 1987), is often connected with the creati...

Science Communication

Sharon Dunwoody

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Science Communication Introduction Science-communication scholarship focuses on the hows, whys, and impacts of science messages aimed at nons...

Scripps, E. W.

Gerald J. Baldasty, Robert C. Richards

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

E. W. Scripps Introduction Edward Willis Scripps (b. 1854–d. 1926) was one of the leading newspaper publishers of the late 19th and early 20th...

Selective Exposure

Hans-Bernd Brosius, Christina Peter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Selective Exposure Introduction The basic assumption in the study of selective exposure is that people expose themselves to external stimuli in a se...

Semiotics

Marcel Danesi

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

SemioticsIntroductionSemiotics is the discipline studying the meanings, uses, and functions of signs and sign systems—a “sign” being defined as anythi...

Sense-Making/Sensemaking

Christine Urquhart, Louisa Mei Chun Lam, Bonnie Cheuk, Brenda L. Dervin

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Sense-Making/SensemakingIntroductionSense-making/sensemaking are terms commonly understood as the processes through which people interpret and give me...

Sesame Street

Silvia Lovato, Alexis Lauricella, Ellen Wartella

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Sesame StreetIntroductionWhen it premiered in November 1969 with its diverse cast of humans and furry monsters, Sesame Street was an experiment. Sesam...

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...

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...

Social Capital

Hernando Rojas, Matthew Barnidge

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Social Capital Introduction Social groups must act collectively to address a range of communal problems. In societies, as in interpersonal rel...

Social Change

Jan Servaes

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Social Change Introduction In the social and communication sciences, social change has traditionally been associated with “development problems” ...

Social Cognition

Michael E. Roloff

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Social Cognition Introduction Successful communication requires much more than sending and receiving linguistic and nonlinguistic cues. Individ...

Social Construction

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Social ConstructionIntroductionBriefly, social construction (SC) assumes that people construct (i.e., create, make, invent) their understandings of th...

Social Identity Theory and Communication

Charles M. Rowling

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Social Identity Theory and CommunicationIntroductionIn the 1970s, scholars in social psychology began exploring the process by which individuals attac...

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