Communication World

Communication World is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 6, October-November

A Cow Is a Female Bovine; a Bull Is a Male Cow; Is That like a Bum Steer? (Wood on Words)
ABC's Wilma Mathews, ABC, was paging through the August '02 issue of Bottom Line/Tomorrow when the following hed paused her: "How to stay afloat in this foundering market." Her note postmarked Phoenix inquired, "Shouldn't this heading read 'floundering'?"...
A Look In
Stepping into Gloria Gordon's shoes after her 18 years of devoted service as editor of Communication World--there's a daunting prospect! Fortunately, I had the honor of learning a great deal from Gloria through the years, and I am delighted to take...
Communicating in a Crisis: The Halifax International Airport Response to Sept. 11
On Sept. 11, 2001, while the world watched in horror at the devastation in the United States, Halifax International Airport employees mobilized to handle the logistical crisis that was unfolding on our own tarmac. At 9:40 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time,...
Effective Photojournalism Interprets Events through Human Values. (Photocritique)
Photojournalism involves more than superficially illustrating news stories and features. Effective photojournalists interpret, rather than record, the news by expressing values that all of us share as human beings. Philadelphia freelance photojournalist...
IABC Research Foundation Think Tank Reports on Issues Affecting the Future of the Profession. (Foundation Findings)
IABC's Think Tank meets annually to carry out one of the Research Foundation's most important goals: identify and communicate information about trends and significant issues in business communication. Earlier this year, 24 senior professionals representing...
Know the Competition: Survey Spotlights Growing Need for Competitive Intelligence in Public Relations
Professional communicators' tools of the trade have remained relatively unchanged through the years. From media relations and financial/investor relations to issues management and internal relations, the fundamentals of public relations have been constant....
Lessons Learned: Creating a Comprehensive Crisis and Response Plan Post-Sept. 11
The practice of communication has changed since Sept. 11, 2001, and there may be more challenges still ahead. In the wake of last year's terrorist attacks in the U.S., businesses and organizations worldwide grappled with communicating effectively with...
Merger Success: What's Communication Got to Do with It?
Is your company's merger destined for greatness, or for gradual disintegration? According to an IABC Research Foundation study sponsored by Johnston Smith International on "How Communication Drives Merger Success," your communication strategy may be...
W@rning: What You Should Know about E-Mail Regulations before You Press Send
If you're like most communication professionals, you've run your share of e-mail communication campaigns--newsletters, surveys, event notices, press releases, promotions, ads, etc. But did you know... * There are numerous regulations defining how...