NCA advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry. NCA works with media to disseminate knowledge about communication and improve public understanding of communication research. Here you will find the latest information and resources designed specifically for the media.
What is Communication Studies?
Communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meaning within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. We communicate to inform, persuade, connect, and entertain. Learn more about communication.
Find press releases and advisories to learn about the latest communication research, as well as experts who are ready to comment on current events.
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We are subject matter experts in all areas of communication. NCA members are scholars, teachers, and practitioners of communication. We study and apply communication skills and theories to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems.
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