Source Newsroom: National Communication Association
Newswise — Washington, DC (February 6, 2013) —President Barack Obama will deliver the 2013 State of the Union Address in just a few days. This State of the Union, which comes only a few weeks after the president’s second Inaugural Address, will further outline the legislative priorities of his second term.
Members of The National Communication Association who study political communication can provide insight into the following:
•How might the State of the Union complement President Obama’s Inaugural Address? How might it differ?
•Which issues will the President emphasize in his remarks and in what priority order?
•What might be the tone of the President’s speech?
Robert Denton, Ph.D.
Department of Communication, Virginia Tech
His research interests include political communication to include media and politics, political campaigns, and presidential discourse.
Robert Rowland, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Studies, University of Kansas
His research interests include presidential rhetoric, and rhetorical criticism and argumentation.
Denise M. Bostdorff, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Studies, College of Wooster
She researches presidential communication, and foreign policy rhetoric.
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