Contents are the substance of all communication processes. They are crucial to the addressee in the process of picking up and understanding information and therefore they decide if communication takes place at all. Contents are selected by the media from the abundance of available information according to professional selection criteria and as a result the agenda of the platform responsible for forming public opinion and decision-making processes is created. The added value analysis of communication can never take place without relation to its contents, which can be though - given its complexity and dynamics - empirically captured only to some degree.
ICV-Statement "Grundmodell für Kommunikations-Controlling"
First version by
ICV work group "Kommunikations-Controlling", leader: Dr. Reimer Stobbe
Celebrity Chef Chris Nirschel Cooks for the Homeless
Cause Celeb highlights a celebritys work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, Chris Nirschel shares with us, via email interview, his work with The Food Bank for New York City.After 28 years, The Food Bank for New York has become the citys major hunger relief organization and one of the largest food banks in the country.
Reuse of Wastewater May Improve Drinking Water Supply
With recent advances in technology and design, treating municipal wastewater and reusing it for drinking water, irrigation, industry, and other applications could significantly increase the nations total available water resources, particularly in coastal areas facing water shortages, says a new report from the National Research Council.
Mr. Happy Man
For six hours each day, Bermudas Johnny Barnes stands at a busy traffic intersection telling all who pass that he loves them. His delight and sincerity are infectious, and the people of the island love him back. His service is a simple reminder of the power of happiness and loving-kindness to change any day for the better
The Power of Words and Emotional Bonding!
If you become steadfast in your abstentions of thoughts of harm directed toward others, all living creatures will cease to feel enmity in your presence. PatanjaliWords have power, incredible power, and this power lies in each and every one of us. Of course, its up to us to use this power for the greater good of all or not.
Man Builds Fairy Tale Home for $4700
Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own homeone of the loveliest, warmest, most inviting dwellings you could ever imagine. And it cost him only 3,000, about $4,700 American dollars!