Banning Bossy: Language and Social Perceptions
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Banning Bossy: Language and Social Perceptions

It’s an interesting question: By removing a word from our lexicon, can we change the way we perceive things? That’s the premise behind a new campaign called ‘Ban Bossy.’ Created by LeanIn.Org, a non-profit founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, the campaign is intended to encourage girls to lead by removing the negative stigma associated … Continue reading

Turning Surveillance on its Head
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Turning Surveillance on its Head

It’s hard to do anything these days without someone noticing. Between revelations by the now infamous Edward Snowden that the US government is monitoring metadata from a plethora of communication technologies, and evolving social norms that are increasingly accepting of making private information public, it’s becoming clear that our lives are on display. We’re seeing an … Continue reading

Communication CHARRETTE – Journalism’s mnemonic community and the recent decline of the daily newspapers in the United States
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Communication CHARRETTE – Journalism’s mnemonic community and the recent decline of the daily newspapers in the United States

Nicholas Gilewicz, doctoral student at University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Annenberg School for Communication, will charrette his research on journalism products as lieux de mémoires. Pierre-Carl Lanlgais will provide a response. Communication Charrette Tuesday, 3 December – 2:00pm-3:30pm S09 CELSA, 77 rue de Villiers, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine Journalism’s mnemonic community and the recent decline of the daily newspapers … Continue reading

Science Communication in the Midwest
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Science Communication in the Midwest

The fall semester is in full swing, which means students around the world are hard at work juggling courses, projects and various activities. This week, I had the opportunity to catch up on current happenings at the University of Wisconsin’s department of Life Sciences Communication, or LSC for short. Fall is in full force on the … Continue reading

The Influence of Online Comments
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The Influence of Online Comments

Strange things can happen to us when we are behind a computer screen. Etiquette that we normally observe “in real life” can often fly out the window when we are protected by the anonymity of cyberspace. This, of course, isn’t true for everyone but stories about cyber bullying appear in the news with increasing frequency. … Continue reading