72nd Proceedings of the New York State Communication Association
Alone Together: Communication and Community (or Not)
Honor’s Haven Resort and Spa
Ellenville, New York
October 17-19, 2014
Communication allows us to share meaning, build relationships, and create communities. The empathy garnered through thoughtful Communication is the foundation for common ground, and our perspectives are often guided by relationships and shared experiences. Yet in this time of niche markets, micro audiences, and customizable media, are we limiting opportunities for understanding? Is our communication encouraging factionalism at the expense of more holistic community?