There are innate differences in how the news media reports on the various global economic regions, and East Africa is no exception. As this particular region has achieved remarkable fiscal growth and development over the course of the past 10 years, people are beginning to consider it more seriously as a contributor to the global […]
Recently Dr. Ronald Rice, our visiting professor whom we introduced recently on the blog, conducted an interactive workshop on the topic “Diffusion of Innovations: Central Concepts and Approaches”. The participants were from all communication tracks and they had the opportunity to discuss the application of the theories in the field of marketing, entertainment and public […]
Etmaal conference brings together communication scholars from Flanders, the Netherlands and beyond with the objective to exchange research findings and discuss emerging topics. Traditionally, the UvA Corporate Communication group members also took part. Take a look at the program and learn more about the lectures at the 2017 edition.
Ronald E. Rice is the Arthur N. Rupe Chair in the Social Effects of Mass Communication in the Department of Communication at University of California. He has been elected divisional officer in the International Communication Association and the Academy of Management, elected President (2006-2007) and a Fellow of the International Communication Association (2010), winner of […]
Non-profit organizations like Greenpeace or the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) play a key role when it comes to protecting the environment. But is the legitimacy of the actions of similar organizations compromised by their political institutionalisation? Read on to find the answer! Anke Wonneberger explores this topic in the chapter “Environmental non-profit […]