Communication Arts Professors Co-Edit Intercultural Book


Communication Arts Professors Nurhayat Bilge and Maria Ines Marino have co-edited a book called Reconceptualizing New Media and Intercultural Communication in a Networked Society. 

Over one billion people access the internet worldwide, and new problems of language, security, and culture accompany this access. To foster productive and effective communication, it becomes imperative to understand people’s different linguistic and cultural backgrounds, as well as their value systems.

Reconceptualizing New Media and Intercultural Communication in a Networked Society is a critical scholarly resource that addresses the need for understanding the complex connections between culture and new media. Featuring a broad range of topics such as social presence, crisis communication, and hyperpersonal communication model, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, professionals, practitioners, and students seeking current research on the discipline of intercultural communication and new media.

Topics Covered:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Crisis Communication
  • Hyperpersonal Communication Model
  • Online Identity
  • Risk Communication
  • Slacktivism
  • Social Media
  • Social Presence
  • Stereotypes

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