Of all, I particularly find the communication accommodation theory and the theory of narrative paradigm most rational and useful in everyday communication.
The communication accommodation theory investigates the…
Download file to see previous pages...
When powerless individuals feel a strong need of gaining approval from the society, they employ the convergence way of communication.
The theory of narrative paradigm understands people as storytelling animals. This theory presents a narrative logic in place of the conventional logic of argument. This logic proposes that people evaluate the speakers’ credibility by assessing the coherence and fidelity of their stories.
I shall take the information contained in the communication accommodation theory and the theory of narrative paradigm more than others. There are specific reasons for that, I find the former very interesting, while the latter appeals to me logically. I believe that there is a lot of difference between the communication styles of people in power and those who lack power. On the other hand, the theory of narrative paradigm allows the judgment of speakers to be democratic since no one can be trained for making perfect
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
How does the “many-to-many” model of communication affect the traditional notions and experience of accuracy, impartiality, fairness, spatial reach and relevance and timeliness? It has been argued by several researchers that the emergence of Social Media re-shaped the gathering, dissemination and character of news all across the globe (Safko, 2012).
9). Communication has been defined by different theories in different manners. Communication is basically the name of transmission of information form individual to individual. Communication turns subjectivity into objectivity as people tend to clarify one another’s doubts about various aspects.
The rhetoric tradition of communication theory encompasses interesting history of its evolution from 5th century, starting from Greece. It was an art in constructing fruitful arguments and public speech through the use of human symbols like language, expression, cultural artefacts etc.
According to the social penetration theory, interpersonal communication does not just involving speaking at other people. There are actual stages that are involved as the relationship between two people progresses to new depths. The theory of social penetration was devised by psychologists Dalmas Taylor and Irwin Altman to offer a deeper appreciation of how closeness between two people comes about (West and Turner, 2007).
This theoretical variegation makes it difficult to come to terms with the field as a whole (Communication Theory).
One way of dividing up the communication field emphasizes the assumptions that undergird particular theories, models, and approaches. While this tends also to be based on institutional divisions, theories within each of the seven "traditions" of communication theory that Robert Craig suggests tend to reinforce one another, and retain the same ground epistemological and axiological assumptions.
This theory discusses the amounts of information being transmitted, not the type of information, as the name provides a misleading impression.
In this chapter the communication theory will be discussed as to what it actually is used for as compared to the popular misconceptions about it.
Language-Centered Perspective, developed by Fern Johnson, explains how cultural framework of conversation and person’s cultural knowledge influence communication in multicultural societies. The theory focuses on two major types of culture: dominant culture that is
For the paper, one of the three communication theories must be chosen and as a writer, the reporter must reflect upon it based on his experience. The choice may come from the given three theories which are symbolic interactionism, semiotics, and social penetration. The reporter has chosen symbolic interactionism for the paper.