Definition of communication theory
- There is some sense of the impact of telecommunications and computerization (almost all writers have gone on-line with something by now after all), but few of these fictions seem shaped in any serious way by information or communication theory.
- —Robert Coover, The New York Times Book Review, 18 Mar. 1984
- Ms. Medsger said the three major trends that supervisors found most disturbing were the emphasis on faculty members with academic rather than journalistic experience, the elimination of journalism as a stand-alone major and the increased emphasis on communication theory at the expense of basic reporting and writing skills.
- —Iver Peterson, The New York Times, 6 May 1996