COM 105 Notes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Ye Eun Park on Friday April 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COM 105 at Washington State University taught by Graham Dixon in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 45 views. For similar materials see Communication in Global Contexts in Communication Studies at Washington State University.
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Date Created: 04/01/16
March 28, 2016 Global Statistics 7.18 billion people in the world - Of them, 2.95 billion active internet users (41%) - 2.03 billion active social media users (28%) - 3.62 billion mobile phone users (50%) - 1.56 billion active mobile social media users (22%) Almost 98% of population in countries use social media Censorship - China: Facebook is banned - Freedom on the net 2012: A global assessment of internet and digital media o China, Iran, Saudi Arabia – not free o Most are partly free o Iceland has least amount of obstacles Computer Mediated Communication Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) is any form of communication between two or more individual people who interact and/or influence each other via separate computers through the internet or a network connection – using social software CMC does not include the methods by which two computers communicate, but rather how people communicate via computers. Theoretical Perspectives of CMC Psychology Social cognition, interpersonal perception, attraction, persuasion Sociology Group dynamics, social structure, community, reputation, trust – how does it affect the society as a whole? What does it do to the economy? Philosophy Ethics of digital communication: Uploading highly classified information – How is that ethical? How does that relate to journalism? CMC Topics Social presentation and perception. Online communities Personal and business reputations Censorship and Free expression Privacy and ethics Intimate relationships Deception: Lies and the lying liars who lie! Revolution and diplomacy 2