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Power of Having Power 

The discourse of development was popularized in 1949 when former American President Harry Truman declared, during his inauguration, that developed countries shall assist underdeveloped countries to attain better condition of “living.” He proposed to offer charity for the less fortunate countries, relative to theirs, in order to become or to transform into the kind of country they have. 984 more words

Bridging the Multicultural Divide: Why Caribbean Nationals NEED to learn a second language

By: Shanoy Coombs

As a Development Communication person, I tend to find communication lessons everywhere and a few weeks ago when I was among a group of students from the German-Jordanian University, it was no different.  986 more words


Are propaganda and DevCom the same? Why?


Propaganda as defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary is the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person. 246 more words

What are the differences and similarities among DevCom, Communication Arts, and Mass Communication?

All three necessitate the presence of communication elements such as sender, message, channel, and receiver and when permissible, feedback. While they use communication tools and practices to transmit a message with its corresponding goals, each of them uses communication to bring positive changes in the society in different ways. 72 more words