Trends come and go (like the razor scooter), and this is no more apparent than on the internet. But according to a new study — and despite the loss of interest in MySpace — it looks like one trend is here to stay: social networking.
These days, politicians are no strangers to using social media to reach voters, but now actual governments are embracing this form of communication and taking it one step further. The British government has teamed up with Facebook to probe for ideas from the public on how to tackle their large deficit.
A new study by Baylor University has found that there are two underlying concerns when partners in committed relationships fights, and that these concerns are associated with specific emotions and perceptions.
In March 2010, over 50 worldwide experts on political communication gathered at IE University in Spain for a symposium co-organized by the IE School of Communication and the Annenberg School for Communication to discuss political communication. It covered the differences between political communication in varying countries, how media plays into modern political campaigns, if United States theories can apply to other countries, such as Spain, and much more. This video is a summary of that event.
Hormones have a large impact on the body. In women, hormones during fertile times can increase the pitch of her voice. Similarly, testosterone has an effect on men’s voices by making them deeper. But a new study takes it one step further showing that an individual’s strength and the tough sound of their voice are in fact linked.
With many problems in today’s society — for example, violence, teen pregnancy, and obesity — media is constantly deemed the culprit. But Karen Sternheimer says our problems are much more complex than that. One commonality has been found among all these problems: poverty.
Due to its biological ties to youth and fertility, raised pitch in female’s voices has been thought to be more attractive to males. But new research is showing that instead of raising their voices to increase attraction, women are now lowering their voices to become more attractive.