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National Communication Association’s 102nd Annual Convention to Focus on Civic Engagement and Social Justice

More than 5,000 Communication researchers, teachers, and students are expected at this year’s National Communication Association (NCA) Annual Convention to explore the theme of “Communication’s Civic Callings.” Communication scholars will...
25-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Communication Association Reaffirms Credos and Releases Publication Featuring Free Speech

NCA reaffirms its commitment to the teaching, research, and other professional activities that fuel best communication practices and that support ongoing interpretations of free speech, whether legal, historic, artistic, or political.
17-Oct-2016 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Determining Free Speech for Students: When Does Interpretation Play a Part?

In the fall of 2010, some female public middle school students began wearing the Keep a Breast Foundation’s “I ♥ Boobies” wristbands and distributing them to classmates to raise awareness, show support, and open a dialogue about breast...
4-Oct-2016 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Communication Association Urges Communication Scholars and Teachers to Help Communities Heal in the Wake of Shootings

In light of the wave of violence that has left citizens and police officers dead in communities across the United States in recent weeks, the National Communication Association (NCA) has issued an Action Alert, encouraging the nearly 7,000...
29-Jul-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Online Braggers Don’t Get Dates

What makes an online dater successful? Do the same factors that make face-to-face relationships successful also apply in the online dating world?
21-Jul-2016 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Will Automated Technology Affect Communication-Related Jobs?

What happens if people increasingly rely on automated machines to carry out the socially essential work of communicating with one another? Automation of communication raises broad social, economic, and political concerns.
8-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Revealing News to Young Adult Children

In their new study, Erin Donovan of the University of Texas at Austin and her co-authors Charee M. Thompson of Ohio University, Leah LeFebvre of the University of Wyoming, and Andrew C. Tollison of Merrimack College identified three tips that could...
8-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Communication Association Reaffirms the Importance of Preserving Free Speech and Academic Freedom

The National Communication Association (NCA), the association representing thousands of Communication scholars and teachers, has a more than 100-year tradition of advocating for free speech and academic freedom.
22-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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**Experts Available for Interviews** Does Communication Matter More Than Policy in the Presidential Debates?

20-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT

How Do Communication, Race, and Class Affect Police-Citizen Relations in 2016?

11-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Why Do Students Use Cellphones in Class?

14-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Available:The history of Supreme Court nominations during election years

19-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

How Do Communication, Race, and Class Affect Police-Citizen Relations in 2015?

Unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray has sparked national conversations about joblessness, race, and police violence that have been simmering for years. Gray’s death is just one of several recent and highly publicized deaths...
14-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Digital Divide Resources and Experts Now Available from the National Communication Association

Not long after the World Wide Web gained acceptance by the general public in the early 1990s, scholars, policy makers, and others detected significant discrepancies in use among different groups of people. Dubbed the “digital divide,” the gaps...
9-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Why Is Societal Privilege Such a Flashpoint in Race Relations?

Time magazine’s online publication of a Princeton freshman’s article explaining why he’ll never apologize for his white male privilege, and the subsequent response by a classmate, are adding to the national conversation about race relations.
7-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Experts Available for Comment on White Male Privilege

7-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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