All Lessons

All Lessons

Two Views of Communication: Transmission & Ritual

From James Carey, Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society. Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1985. The Transmission View Two alternative conceptions of communication have been alive in American culture since this term entered common discourse in the nineteenth...

Harold Lasswell adds Channel to the Model

Harold Dwight Lasswell (February 13, 1902 — December 18, 1978) Lasswell developed the model in 1948 to analyze mass communication and the effect of media propaganda in various countries and businesses.  The best way to model Communication is through a series of...