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When Americans woke up to the news of Donald and Melania Trump having contracted COVID-19, it triggered a variety of immediate responses, including suspicion of whether this was #fakenews, concern that they may have infected Biden during the last debate, …

Feeling Schadenfreude? Embrace it. At least for a moment. Read more »

Recently I have been asked by several folks why I chose to go to graduate school and/or why I study what I do. I’m not a huge fan of “why” questions and much prefer “how questions” (something that is its …

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Soliloquy is a dramatic device used when a character speaks to herself, “relating thoughts and feelings, thereby also sharing them with the audience, giving off the illusion of being a series of unspoken reflections” (Wikipedia). The following is a short …

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NOTE: If you want more on the ongoing conversation that my comments are situated within, please explore our colleagues’ commentary on Twitter with hashtag #CommunicationSoWhite, read the backstory of these issues via Mohan Dutta’s astute commentary: https://culture-centered.blogspot.com/2019/06/in-post-made-in-response-to-changes-to.html and examine NCA’s …

The communication discipline is bleeding Read more »