Conditions of Communicative Receptivity
- EFFECTS OF INTERGROUP CONTACT ON CHINESE OFF-FARM MIGRANTS' ATTITUDES TO URBAN LOCALS. NIELSEN, INGRID; JIANJIAN LI; JIE SHEN; SMYTH, RUSSELL // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings;2007, p1
This article examines the social interactions between Chinese off-farm migrants and urbanites, and the effects of intergroup contact on the attitudes of Chinese off-farm migrants towards urban locals. An overview of the methods and results of the study is presented. The results indicate that...
- The Two-Step Flow of Communication: An Up-To-Date Report on an Hypothesis. Katz, Elihu // Public Opinion Quarterly;Spring57, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p61
Presents the results of a study to test the hypothesis that ideas flow from radio and print media to opinion leaders and from them to the less active sections of a population, a process called the two-step flow of communication. Findings of this theory, from a voting study called "The People's...
- TELEFON UND KOMMUNIKATIONSKULTUR. // K�lner Zeitschrift f�r Soziologie & Sozialpsychologie;1990, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p20
This article deals with the surprising fact that such a widely accepted technological artifact as the telephone gains acceptance at differing rates of speed in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and France in the years between 1876 and 1921. The author argues that it was not...
- COMMUNICATION IN THE INFORMATION AGE: A Critique. Murphy, John W. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Fall95, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p336
Focuses on the meaning and implications of Information Age. Role of information in politics, economy and in maintaining social order; Assumptions essential to Information Age; Social aspects of communication.
- INFLUENCE OF CULTURE ON MASS COMMUNICATION. Sitaram, K.S. // Communication;Jul74, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p53
Focuses on the role of culture in shaping mass communication. History of mass communication; Communication during the industrial revolution; Emergence of mass media; Manner by which culture influences mass communication.
- Celebrating Diversity. Goldsmith, Marshall // Executive Excellence;May2004, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p14
Discusses the challenges for global connectedness. Implication of the increase in global competition; Advantage of an open communication; Contribution of global culture to the changes in the society.
- Keeping in touch. Humphrey, Robert L. // Faces (07491387);Sep96, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p6
Provides information about the many different ways one can keep in touch with another person. Visual, auditory or electronic code messages; Difference in the way people and animals share information with their kind; Early forms of communication by man; Invention of visual symbols.
- Media and Development in the Middle East. Adams, David M. // Transformation (02653788);Jul2006, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p170
Emphasizes the role of mass media in implementing participatory communication in development. Role of the media in shaping public opinion and transforming cultures; Communication process provided by Everett Rogers and Wilbur Schramm; Impact of people and communities on approaches to...
- Mourning and Memorial in the Internet: The Israeli CaseMourning and memorial culture on the Internet :The Israeli case. // American Communication Journal;Winter2004, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
The aim of this article is to demonstrate the relationships between the Internet's and the Israeli culture of mourning and memorialization. The study examines the question as to whether the Internet renews the culture of mourning and memorialization, and what are the characteristic traits of...