Posts Tagged ‘ Communication ’

Communicating with Family and Friends while Earning a Degree in Communication

March 23, 2011
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~~ A guest post by Kristina Scala, Lambda Pi Eta member and College of Communication student ~~ As a student living on campus, trying to juggle college life is difficult enough. On top of mass amounts of homework and class assignments, adding any more things to do is more stressful. Living on campus makes...
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Communication 2.0: The Age of Social Media

November 30, 2010
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~ A guest blog by Isaac Katz College of Communication student and Lambda Pi Eta member ~ Since the dawn of the printing press, communication as we know it has gone through different eras. In the mid-1400′s, it was that press which brought messages to the rich, and later, newspaper taught the poor to...
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Fearless Speech

June 18, 2009
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Often, in the US, we take our right to free speech for granted.  But, this right is one that is often an issue of conflict and agitation.  It’s a right for which people frequently must fight.  French philosopher and scholar, Michel Foucault, utilizes the Greek idea of parrhesia to talk about “fearless speech.”  Fearless...
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A Little Silence

May 27, 2009
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As individuals who are part of many relationships, from work to private, dyads to large groups, most of us spend a large proportion of our time in conversation with others either face-to-face or in a mediated format.  Added to that, we listen to music or talk-radio, we watch TV, we text and message, etc. ...
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Summer 2009 – Read a “Banned” Book

May 18, 2009
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As communication scholars, we take the right to free speech pretty seriously, and that includes the issue of censorship.  While we often confuse acts involving private companies (e.g. an online forum has a policy against profanity) with censorship, true censorship involves efforts by the government or governmental agencies to restrict the rights of free...
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Communication – Not “Communications”

May 2, 2009
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In written and spoken discussions of our field, it is common to hear people talk about the study of “communications.” And, there are even departments and colleges across the country that utilize that word choice in their names. But, many of us who study and work in the field, believe that there is an...
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