Communication & Media

May 24 2021
The spring semester at UNYP is over, and you have a few months to enjoy life outside university. Those precious summer days will fly past unnoticed if all you do is sleep and stay in watching Netflix, so take advantage of the warmer weather to get out and start taking photos.   A student guide to boosting your photography skills  Photography has never been more accessible... Read more >
February 23 2021
  One of the first assignments in my new ESC class, Social Movements and Linguistics in Fall 2020, was for the students to find out and write about a social movement, consider argumentation strategies used, and to put it into a wider social and historical context. To guide them in their response, I provided them with some questions to address and, as an example, a short text of my own. I... Read more >
February 18 2021
If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, a respected economist or even an influential politician, The Wealth of Nations should provide you with a basic understanding of political and economic issues. The Wealth of Nations was written by the Scottish philosopher and economist Alan Smith and chiefly discusses Political Economy, which includes the relationships between governments, societies,... Read more >
April 07 2020
This year’s pandemic has created significant challenges for people and economies all over the world. The circumstances have put millions of people out of work, because unfortunately many jobs cannot be done from a home office. Of course, a lot of these jobs will come back once we overcome the crisis, but if you... Read more >
February 26 2020
Communication science discredited the idea of direct media effects over 75 years ago. So why does it sometimes seem like nothing has changed? In my Media and Society course, I like to start the second class by playing a little trick on students. I ask them first if they have heard about the recent massacre at a cinema in Canada. Before they have a chance to look it up on their devices, I tell... Read more >

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