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No Context – No Communication, Know Context – Know Communication

Knowing what someone says does not always equal knowing what someone means. It may be as silly as whether to use soda or coke. Much of your decision is learned from your context. Do you invite someone for a soda? If so, it may mean you will offer a variety of flavored carbonated beverages. Do you invite someone for a coke? If so, it may mean you will offer only a Coke-a-Cola. Context matters when it comes to communication.

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Intersecting Jon Stewart Without Derailing the Subject: An Interview with Natalie Burris

Where will be get our news and culture commentary now that Jon Stewart left the Daily Show and Stephen Colbert is moving to fill Letterman’s spot? Reading the Twitterverse one gets the feeling many will feel like the description on the Hebrew Scriptures, “and the word of the Lord was rare.”

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