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Contextual Approaches in Communication

Edited By Corina Daba-Buzoianu, Hasan Arslan and Mehmet Ali Icbay

Contexual Approaches in Communication is a collection of papers by researchers from several different institutions on a wide range of communication issues: social responsibility, social media, cyberbullying, interpersonal communication, gender issues and the impact of Facebook, advertising, television and mobese cameras. The book addresses educators, researchers, social students and teachers and it will also be useful to all those who interact, one way or another, with both students and teachers in a communication context.
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A Concept is Originated from Communication Technologies: “Communicative Reality” and Building Reality in Written Press

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The media has an important mission for both itself and people as part of “notification.” Thus, it should inform the people and it should not move away from its mission. But today, paralleling to new media technologies and globalisation, media put aside its mission and it began to create global realities with its content according to power groups. Media’s effects and actions are discussed by media reviewers.. Today, the critcal approximations deal with media effects and actions. According to a lot of critics, media creates a reality that is distinct from the phenomenon of real reality and it spread and legalised its ideologies with the power which is given on the part of citizens or societies to the media with this sort of reality. Also, media determines its content and hereby, we may talk about non-objective media. The discussions which are about media and reality get moved with the concept “communicative reality.” Therefore, today, media makes up reality with its power of creating awareness and it presents some cases like reality. This reality is defined as “communicative reality” and this reality, which is made by media, led to a lot of discussions. This is because this sort of reality is an artificial thing due to it being produced by media or its power groups. In addition, this sort of reality, namely communicative reality, is also a fiction and it is a cultured phenomenon. Because of these assumptions, we can easily say that communicative reality is...

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