Public Programs

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NCA organizes and participates in a number of programs that serve to disseminate relevant information about communication to public audiences. These programs are open to community members, members of the media, Communication teachers and students, and anyone interested in learning more about the Communication discipline's relevance to current and emerging issues.


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Because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, NCA was unable to hold the Public Program scheduled for April 30, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NCA instead hosted this conversation as a podcast episode (Episode 9). Please visit the NCA Podcast page to listen to this episode.

In a presidential election year, a select number of states are viewed as critical players in the election's outcome. With the 2020 election approaching, NCA focused its spring public programming efforts on political communication, specifically in battleground states. Listeners will hear from five expert panelists who discuss political communication in our elections and explore the effects it has on public opinion, specifically in battleground states. 

View panelists's bios.