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Giovanelli, Marcello – Communication Teacher, 2016
Metaphor is generally understood as the process of understanding one thing in terms of another. The activity described here is designed to make use of the principles of embodied cognition and meaning, and specifically the embodied nature of metaphor, to explore political discourse and communication. With high-school junior or senior students in…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Politics, Nonverbal Communication, Learning Activities
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Freedman, Eric – Communication Teacher, 2006
In many countries, reporters and editors face criminal prosecution, censorship, self-censorship, exile, tax audits, loss of broadcast and publication licenses, loss of jobs, assault, and even assassination based on how they practice their profession. Press rights and human rights advocacy groups try to draw media and official attention to those…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, News Media, Censorship, Journalism Education