Thursday, May 28, 2015

Howard B.Beckman

The Impact of a Program in Mindful Communication on Primary Care Physicians
Howard B. Beckman, MD, Melissa Wendland, Christopher Mooney, MA,
Michael S. Krasner, MD, Timothy E. Quill, MD, Anthony L. Suchman, MD, and
Ronald M. Epstein, MD

Difficult patients (1997)

Partnering with Physicians to Reduce the Use of Unnecessary Medical Services
An FMA White Paper 
Howard H. Beckman, MD, FAACP, FAACH

Richard M. Frankel

Using simulation to assess the influence of race and insurer on shared decision making in periviable counseling.
Tucker Edmonds B1, McKenzie F, Fadel WF, Matthias MS, Salyers MP, Barnato AE, Frankel RM.

The Effect of Physician Behavior on the Collection of Data (1982)

Assessing Competence in Communication and Interpersonal Skills: The Kalamazoo II Report (2004)
F. Daniel Duffy, MD, Geoffrey H. Gordon, MD, Gerald Whelan, MD, Kathy Cole-Kelly, MS, MSW,
Richard Frankel, PhD, and All Participants in the American Academy on Physician and Patient’s Conference
on Education and Evaluation of Competence in Communication and Interpersonal Skills

joanne cantor

Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress Paperback – December 14, 2009

Residual Emotional Arousal as a Distractor in Persuasion. The Journal of Social Psychology. Volume 92, Issue 2, 1974

Brant Burleson

Constructivism: A General Theory of Communication Skill

The experience and effects of emotional support: What the study of cultural and gender differences can tell us about close relationships, emotion, and interpersonal communication
Personal Relationships
Volume 10, Issue 1, pages 1–23, March 2003

Burleson, Brant R. and Samter, Wendy, "Individual Differences in the Perception of Comforting Messages" (1985). Communication Journal Articles. Paper 63.

David Charles Whitney

MediaMaking. Mass Media in a Popular Culture Second Edition (2006)
Lawrence Grossberg, Ellen Wartella, D. Charles Whitney, J. Macgregor Wise.

Audiencemaking: how the media create the audience. By James S. Ettema, David Charles Whitney (1994)

Keeping the Gates' for Gatekeepers: The Effects of Wire News. By D. Charles Whitney and Lee B. Becker

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Philip C. Wander

Prospects for ‘a rhetoric of science
social epistemology, 2000, vol. 14, nos. 2}3, 211–233

On Ideology: Second Thoughts
Philip C. Wander

Federico Subervi-Velez

The Mass Media and Latino Politics: Studies of U.S. Media Content, Campaign Strategies and Survey Research: 1984-2004 (Routledge Communication Series) Paperback – January 18, 2008

Entrevista a Federico Subervi: “Estados Unidos deberá conocer el mercado latino por su propio interés" - Portal de la Comunicación.

La comunicación política y los latinos en las elecciones presidenciales de Estados Unidos
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, vol. XL

Jan Servaes

Communication for Development and Social Change
Edited by Jan Servaes (2008)

Sustainability, Participation & Culture in Communication: Theory and Praxis
By Jan Servaes (2013)

Participatory communication: the new paradigm (2005)

Jorge Reina Schement


Between Communication and Information (1993)

edited by Jorge Reina Schement, Brent D. Ruben

Everett M. Rogers

Everett M. Rogers and His Contributions to the Field of Communication and Social Change in Developing Countries
Srinivas R. Melkote

Diffusion of Innovations Theory

Diffusion of Innovations, by Everett Rogers (1995)

Reviewed by Greg Orr
March 18, 2003

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

W. Barnett Pearce

Pearce, W. B. (2009) Communication and social construction: Claiming our birthright (pp. 33-56) In Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz and Gloria Galanes (Eds).
(2009) Socially Constructing Communication. Cresskill, N. J.: Hampton Press.

Extending the Theory of the Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) Through a Community Dialogue Process. Communication Theory, 2000.

W. Barnett Pearce

Deane Neubauer

Interview Dr. Deane Neubauer

Promoting effective regionalization among Thai technical universities

Daniel J. O'Keefe

Persuasion: Theory and Research (Current Communication: An Advanced Text) Paperback – January 24, 2002
by Daniel J. O'Keefe

Do Loss-Framed Persuasive Messages Engender Greater Message Processing Than Do Gain-Framed Messages? A Meta-Analytic Review. Communication Studies
Vol. 59, No. 1, January–March 2008, pp. 51–67
Daniel J. O’Keefe & Jakob D. Jensen

Hans Mathias Kepplinger

Instrumentelle Aktualisierung
Hans Mathias Kepplinger

Reciprocal Effects: Toward a Theory of Mass Media Effects on Decision Makers
Hans Mathias Kepplinger

Karol Jakubowicz

A new notion of media? Media and media-like content and activities on new communication services
by Dr Karol Jakubowicz
Media and Information Society Division.Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs. Council of Europe. April 2009

Post-Communist Media Development in Perspective

Youichi, It

The Future of Political Communication Research: A Japanese Perspective.
Journal of Communication
Volume 43, Issue 4, pages 69–79, December 1993

The Social and Cultural Impacts of Information Technology.
Information Technology: Impacts, Policies and Future Perspectives
1990, pp 27-39

The Future of Political Communication Research: A Japanese Perspective.
Youichi, Ito
Journal of Communication, v43 n4 p69-79 Fall 1993

Monday, May 25, 2015

John Fiske

Second Edition

The John Fiske Collection: Introduction to Communication Studies (Studies in Culture and Communication)

Wimal Dissanayake

Iranian Cinema and Poetry of Rumi and Hafez by Dr. Wimal Dissanayake from Shangri La Hawaii on Vimeo.

Rethinking Third Cinema Paperback – 26 Jun 2003
by Wimal Dissanayake (Editor), Anthony Guneratne (Editor)

Popular Culture in a Globalised India Paperback – 17 Dec 2008
by K. Moti Gokulsing (Editor), Wimal Dissanayake (Editor)

Narratives of Agency: Self-making in China, India and Japan (East European Monographs; 444) Paperback – 9 Apr 1996
by Wimal Dissanayake (Editor)

Caren J. Deming

Media in Society: Readings in Mass Communications Paperback – May 1, 1988
by Caren J. Deming (Author), Samuel L. Becker (Author)

Farrel Corcoran

TELEVISION ACROSS THE WORLD. Interrogating the globalisation paradigm.
New Review of Film and Television Studies

Volume 5, Issue 1, 2007
Special Issue: TVIII

Processing information from screen media: A psycholinguistic approach
Farrel Corcoran

Celeste Michele Condit

The rhetorical limits of polysemy

Critical Studies in Mass Communication

Volume 6, Issue 2, 1989

The Meanings of the Gene: Public Debates about Human Heredity (Rhetoric of the Human Sciences (1999)

No 24 - septembre-novembre, 2005

La «race» n’est pas un concept scientifique: quelles sont les alternatives?*

Clifford G. Christians

A Conversation about Communication Ethics
with Clifford G. Christians

Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies (Google eBook) 2009

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Richard F. Carter.

Comparative Analysis, Theory, and Cross-Cultural Communication.
Communication Theory
Volume 1, Issue 2, pages 151–159, May 1991
Richard F. Carter

Public Opin Q (1962) 26 (1): 77-91

On reactions to mass media content

Richard F. Carter

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Charles R. Berger

The Handbook of Communication Science. Charles R. Berger, Michael E. Roloff, David R. Ewoldsen
Charles R. Berger
Interpersonal Communication: Theoretical Perspectives, Future Prospects. Journal of Communication
Volume 55, Issue 3, pages 415–447, September 2005Article first published online: 10 JAN 2006

why are there so few communication theories?

Samuel L. Becker

Marxist approaches to media studies: The British experience. Critical Studies in Mass Communication

Volume 1, Issue 1, 1984

Becker, Samuel L.
Approaches to Inquiry in Communication. Speech Journal; v5 p17-20 1969

Monday, May 18, 2015

Anthony Giddens

Capitalism and Modern Social Theory
An Analysis of the Writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber
Giddens, Anthony (1996) In Defence of Sociology. Cambridge : Polity.

Stuart Hall

Race, Culture, and Communications: Looking Backward and Forward at Cultural Studies
Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture & Society

Volume 5, Issue 1, 1992

Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices (Culture, Media and Identities series) Paperback – 15 Jan 1997
by Stuart Hall (Editor)

Representation: Cultural representations and signifying practices. by Stuart Hall (Editor)

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Jefferson Pooley

Sinking the Flagship: Why Communication Studies Is Better Off Without One,” International Journal of Communication 9: 1247–1255.

“Digital Rights Management: Downloads, Downers and a Call for PDF Publishing.” Guardian Higher Education Network, February 26, 2013.

“Mnemonic Multiples: The Case of the Columbia Panel Studies,” Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 51, no. 1 (2015): 10-30

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Julie M. Duck

Support for diversity initiatives in organisations: An intergroup perspective
Understanding reactions to diversity initiatives in organisations: An intergroup perspective

Cindy Gallois

Baker, S.C., Gallois, C., Driedger, M., & Santesso, N. (2011). Communication accommodation and managing musculoskeletal disorders: Doctors’ and patients’ perspectives (on behalf of the Effective Consumer Investigator Group: P.S. Tugwell, A. Wilson, P.M. Brooks, A. O’Connor, A. Qualman, J. Wale, & G.A. Wells). Health Communication, 26, 379-388.

Gallois, C., Cretchley, J., & Watson, B. (2012). Methodology in intergroup communication: Eclectic approaches to communicating identity. In H. Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 31-43). New York: Routledge.

Gallois, C., McKay, S., & Pittam, J. (2004). Intergroup communication and identity: Intercultural, health, and organisational communication. In K. Fitch & R. Sanders (Eds.), Handbook of Language and Social Interaction (pp. 231-250). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Hornsey, M. J. (2005). Why being right is not enough: Predicting defensiveness in the face of group criticism. European Review of Social Psychology, 16, 301-334.

Hornsey, M. J., & Jetten, J. (2004). The individual within the group: Balancing the need to belong with the need to be different. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8 , 248-264.

Edward Maibach

Communication and Marketing As Climate Change–Intervention Assets

A Public Health Perspective

Edward W. Maibach, Connie Roser-Renouf, Anthony Leiserowitz

Designing Health Messages: Approaches from Communication Theory and Public Health Practice

Gary L. Kreps

Kreps, Gary L.; Neuhauser, Linda (2013). "Artificial intelligence and immediacy: Designing health communication to personally engage consumers and providers". Patient Education and Counseling 92 (2): 205–10. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2013.04.014. PMID 23683341.

Neuhauser, Linda; Kreps, Gary L.; Morrison, Kathleen; Athanasoulis, Marcos; Kirienko, Nikolai; Van Brunt, Deryk (2013). "Using design science and artificial intelligence to improve health communication: ChronologyMD case example". Patient Education and Counseling 92 (2): 211–7

Neuhauser, L., & Kreps, G.L. (2011). Participatory design and artificial intelligence: Strategies to improve health communication for diverse audiences. In N. Green, S. Rubinelli, & D. Scott. (Eds.). Artificial Intelligence and Health Communication (pp. 49-52). Cambridge, MA: American Association of Artificial Intelligence Press.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Shanto Iyengar

Fear and Loathing Across Party Lines: New Evidence
on Group Polarization

Framing Responsibility for Political Issues: The Case of Poverty
Shanto Iyengar
Political Behavior, Vol. 12, No. 1, Cognition and Political Action. (Mar., 1990), pp. 19-40

How Framing Influences Citizen Understanding of Public Issues
An Interview with Shanto Iyengar, a Leading Scholar on Frame Effects

W. Lance Bennett

Collective Action Dilemmas with
Individual Mobilization through Digital Networks

W. Lance Bennett
University of Washington
Alexandra Segerberg
Stockholm University

The Logic of Connective Action: Digital Media and the Personalization of contentious politics
By W. Lance Bennett, Alexandra Segerberg

Changing Citizenship in the Digital Age
W. Lance Bennett
University of Washington, Seattle, Center for Communication and Civic Engagemen

Steven S. Wildman

Why New Media Services are Different. By Steven S. Wildman
Michigan State University; Quello Center, August 15, 2007

Maximizing Newspaper Profits from the Internet and Print
Steven S. Wildman
Michigan State University; Quello Center, September 9, 2010

Trade Liberalization and Policy for Media Industries: A Theoretical Examination of Media Flows
Steven S. Wildman (Northwestern University)

Marshall Scott Pole

Poole, M. S. (2007). Generalization in process theories of communication. Communication
Methods and Measures
, 1, 181-190.

Williams, Dmitri , Contractor, Noshir , Poole, Marshall Scott , Srivastava, Jaideep and Cai, Dora(2011)
'The Virtual Worlds Exploratorium: Using Large-Scale Data and Computational Techniques for Communication
Communication Methods and Measures, 5: 2, 163 — 180

Poole, M. S. & Van de Ven, A. H. (2010). Empirical methods for research on organizational
decision making processes
. In P. C. Nutt & D. Wilson (Eds.) The blackwell handbook of decision
making (pp. 543-580). Oxford: Blackwell.

Peter Monge

The Coevolution of Multiplex
Communication Networks in Organizational

Seungyoon Lee1 & Peter Monge

Expertise Directory Development, Shared Task Interdependence, and Strength of Communication Network Ties as Multilevel Predictors of Expertise Exchange in Transactive Memory Work Groups
Communication Research February 2010 37:

Thursday, May 14, 2015

John L. Jackson Jr.

Ethnography Is, Ethnography Ain't
by John L. Jackson Jr.

Thin Description
Ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem

John L. Jackson, Jr.

Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion

by Cora Daniels & John L. Jackson Jr.

David Zarefsky

Interview with David Zarefsky

Presidential Rhetoric and the Power of Definition
David Zarefsky
Presidential Studies Quarterly; Sep 2004; 34, 3; Research Library
pg. 607

What Does an Argument Culture Look Like?
David Zarefs

Lance Holbert

Intramedia Mediation: The Cumulative and Complementary Effects of News Media Use
Political Communication, 1 Volume 22, Issue 4, 2005

A Theory of Political Campaign Media Connectedness
Communication Monographs

Volume 76, Issue 3, 2009

Empirical Intersections in Communication Research: Replication, Multiple Quantitative Methods, and Bridging the Quantitative–Qualitative Divide
William L. Benoit1,* andR. Lance Holbert

Journal of Communication
Volume 58, Issue 4, pages 615–628, December 2008

William L Benoit

Image repair discourse and crisis communication
by William L. Benoit, Public Relations Review, Summer 1997 v23 n2 p177(10)

New York Times’ Coverage of American Presidential Primary Campaigns, 1952-2004
William L. Benoit, Ph.D Ohio University & Katharina Hemmer University of Zurich
Kevin Stein, Southern Utah University

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Michael Pfau

Embedding Journalists in Military Combat Units: Impact on Newspaper Story Frames and Tone
Michael Pfau,

Inoculation in Political Campaign Communication. By MICHAEL PFAU1 andMICHAEL BURGOON

Role and Influence of Communication Modality in the Process of Resistance to Persuasion

Michael Tracey

The Language Desert: The Condition of Literacy and Reading
in Contemporary America

Michael Tracey

David E. Morrison

Stephen Coleman, Scott Anthony, David E. Morrison
- See more at:

Media & Values: Intimate Transgressions in a Changing Moral and Cultural Landscape
By David E. Morrison

Leslie Steeves

Feminist theories and media studies

2nd Edition . By Srinivas R. Melkote & H. Leslie Steeves

Creating Imagined Communities: Development Communication and the Challenge of Feminism. Journal of Communication
Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 218–229, September 1993

Willard D. Rowland, JR.

The Politics of TV Violence: Policy Uses of Communication Research (People & communication) Hardcover – April 1, 1983
by W.D. Rowland

Palmeri, Hélène and Rowland, Willard. "Public television in a time of technological change and socioeconomic turmoil : the cases of France and the U.S. Part I. Looking back : the theory, the promise and the contradictions." International Journal of Communication, 2011.

Palmeri, H. and Rowland, W. "Public television in a time of technological change and socioeconomic turmoil : the case of France and the U.S. Part II. New "reforms" and the prospects : looking ahead." International Journal of Communication, 2011.

Eli Noam

Peer-to-Peer Video
The Economics, Policy, and Culture of Today's New Mass Medium

Editors: Noam, Eli M., Pupillo, Lorenzo (Eds.)

Beyond spectrum auctions. Taking the next step to open spectrum access

Interconnecting the Network of Networks

by Eli M Noam

Douglas Gomery

Television Preservation: current status and public policy by Douglas Gomery, University of Maryland
Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television

Volume 16, Issue 3, 1996

Research Report: The Economics of Term Extension for Motion Pictures

by Douglas Gomery, University of Maryland for The Committee for Film Preservation and Public Access

The Coming of Sound: A History

W. Lance Benett

Social Media and the Organization of Collective Action: Using Twitter to Explore the Ecologies of Two Climate Change Protests The Communication Review Volume 14, Issue 3, 2011
Special Issue: Twitter Revolutions? Addressing Social Media and Dissent

The One-Step Flow of Communication. Lance Bennett & George Washington University

William F. Eadie

The Changing Conversation in America: Lectures from the Smithsonian

William F. Eadie (2011): Stories We Tell: Fragmentation and Convergence in Communication Disciplinary History, Review of Communication, 11:3, 161-176

Robert K. Avery

From the Public Sphere to the Cultural Commons: A Realistic Appraisal of U. S. Public Broadcasting

Paterns of Comunication on Talk Radio.

NOTE 23p.; Paper presented at the Anual Meting of the Broadcast Education Asociation (Washington, D.C.,March 197)

James E. Grunig

Grunig, J. E. (2009). Paradigms of global public relations in an age of digitalisation. PRism 6(2):

Excellence Theory in Public Relations Excellence
James E. Grunig

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Eric W. Rothenbuhler

Media Events in the Age of Terrorism and the Internet

Eric W. Rothenbuhler

Ritual communication: From everyday conversation to mediated ceremony by Eric W. Rothenbuhler

Jennifer L. Monahan

Samp, J. A., & Monahan, J. L. (2009). Alcohol-influenced nonverbal behaviors during discussions about a relationship problem. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 33, 193-21

Turk, D. R. & Monahan, J. L. (1999). Here I go again: A model of repetitive behaviors during interpersonal conflicts. Southern Communication Journal, 64, 232-244.

James Jasinski

The Status of Theory and Method in Rhetorical Criticism,” Western Journal of Communication, 65 (2001): 249-270.
Rhetoric and Judgment in the Constitutional Ratification Debate of 1787-1788: An Ex-ploration in the Relationship Between Theory and Critical Practice” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 78 (1992): 197-218.

Dennis K. Davis

Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment, and Future, 6th Edition
Stanley J. Baran Bryant University
Dennis K. Davis Pennsylvania State University
- See more at:;jsessionid=EEC80B06247A75660755B6FE4FD188B3?N=16+4294962568&Ntk=P_EPI&Ntt=1634139775206080621536878944533946493&Ntx=mode%2Bmatchallpartial#sthash.1JxVswT8.dpuf

Critical Studies in Mass Communication. New Directions in Research

Volume 4, Issue 1, 1987

Sandra Braman

Harmonization of Systems: The Third Stage of the Information Society. Journal of Communication
Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 133–140, September 1993
Sandra Braman

Sandra Braman: “Frames, Fractures, and Skins: Internet Design as Social Policy

Biotechnology and Communication: The Meta-Technologies of Information
edited by Sandra Braman

Horace Newcomb

Television as a Cultural Form. By Horace Newcomb and Paul M. Hirsch (1983)
Narrative and Genre

Mary Anne Fitzpatrick

Communication and the New World of Relationships
Mary Anne Fitzpatrick

Journal of Communication
Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 119–126, September 1993

The Role of Communication and Writing Intensive Courses in General Education: A Five Year Case Study of the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nancy Westphal-Johnson, Mary Anne Fitzpatrick
From: The Journal of General Education
Volume 51, Number 2, 2002
pp. 73-102 | 10.1353/jge.2002.0014

Austin S. Babrow

Living up to the Promise of Brainstorming. Communication Currents. Knowledge for Communicating well. By Michael Jordan and Austin S. Babrow

Point, Counterpoint, to the Side of the Point, and Other Points of Interest in the Latest Debate About Communibiological Theory: A Response to Nelson, McCroskey, and Beatty. By Austin S. Babrow. Communication Theory, Volume 15, Issue 4, pages 475–484, November 2005

Building Health Communication Theories in the 21st Century. Authored by: Austin S. Babrow , Marifran Mattson. The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

Paolo Mancini

Sistemas mediáticos comparados.Tres modelos de relación entre los medios de comunicación y la política. Daniel C. Hallin y Paolo Mancini. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas (Reis)
N.º 129, 2010, pp. 165-188

Brenda Dervin


Sense Making Methodology Site

academic webpage


Chaos, Order, and Sense Making: A Proposed Theory for Information Design (1999), by Brenda Dervin

Sense-Making Methodology: Communicating Commmunicatively with Campaign Audiences, by Brenda Dervin and Micheline Frenette, 2001

What methodology does to theory: Sense-making methodology as Exemplar, by Brenda Dervin, 2006

Sense-Making Methodology: Learn What Users Understand is Important, by Georg Strom

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