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Traditions of Communication Theory

  • By: Robert T. Craig
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Communication theory is a field of thought that is rich in diverse ideas, but lacks coherence. There is no universally agreed upon general theory of communication. There are, by some ways of counting, hundreds of different communication theories. These theories not only focus ...

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