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Today we take the ability to use a telephone for granted, but it was not before 1876 when Alexander Bell  revolutionized communication by inventing a telephone. Back then, the telephone was so precious that there was only one telephone was available in a single town and even a city. In my parents' generation, only few rich families could own a telephone due to its unreasonably expensive cost of using it. This innovative invention was later extended to another remarkable device, a mobile…

First Telephone Call Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, made the first call on March to his assistant, Thomas Watson: "Mr. Watson--come here--I want to see you" Picture:Alexander Graham Bell Speaking on the Phone in

Some hand gestures that are popular in one culture have no meaning or an entirely different meaning in another culture. For instance, it's hard to be believed that the thumbs up sign sends a negative message in some countries. In the  most of counties, the thumbs up is used as a sign for success, whereas the thumbs down conveys the opposite. The thumbs up sign in Middle Eastern countries, Iran, Iraq and Thailand, is an extremely obscene gesture, equivalent to flipping the finger in Europe.

Some hand gestures that are popular in one culture have no meaning or an entirely different meaning in another culture. For instance, it's hard to be believed that the thumbs up sign sends a negative message in some countries. In the most of counties, the thumbs up is used as a sign for success, whereas the thumbs down conveys the opposite. The thumbs up sign in Middle Eastern countries, Iran, Iraq and Thailand, is an extremely obscene gesture, equivalent to flipping the finger in Europe.

I think the most imprtant set of skills a politician can possess is the ability to write, to speak, and to listen. Convincing as many people as possible particularly depends on the power of words and expressions. These two are the main points of communication. The way they express themselves determines who they are and whether or not they will succeed in their profession. For example, Barack Obama is often considered as a good communicator because he makes the listeners believe in his…

I think the most imprtant set of skills a politician can possess is the ability to write, to speak, and to listen. Convincing as many people as possible particularly depends on the power of words and expressions. These two are the main points of communication. The way they express themselves determines who they are and whether or not they will succeed in their profession. For example, Barack Obama is often considered as a good communicator because he makes the listeners believe in his…

Communication is the process of transferring signals/messages between a sender and a receiver through various methods (written words, nonverbal cues, spoken words). This helps establishing and modifying relationships. Good communication does not just mean of conveying information. It involves more concepts such as being open minded. It is important to be tolerant and be open to hearing the opinions of others, even if these opinions differ greatly from your own experience.

Communication is the process of transferring signals/messages between a sender and a receiver through various methods (written words, nonverbal cues, spoken words). This helps establishing and modifying relationships. Good communication does not just mean of conveying information. It involves more concepts such as being open minded. It is important to be tolerant and be open to hearing the opinions of others, even if these opinions differ greatly from your own experience.

Propaganda, like theories of media effects, is often thought of in the negative.However, there are examples where propagandist actions seem to be positively received, depending in part upon the purpose of producing the propaganda. For example, for spreading healthy lifestyle, anti-smoking campaigns, anti-discrimination ideas etc.   These ype of propaganda can  be great ways to plant a productive and beneficial in one's mind and make a better decision.

Propaganda, like theories of media effects, is often thought of in the negative.However, there are examples where propagandist actions seem to be positively received, depending in part upon the purpose of producing the propaganda. For example, for spreading healthy lifestyle, anti-smoking campaigns, anti-discrimination ideas etc. These ype of propaganda can be great ways to plant a productive and beneficial in one's mind and make a better decision.

North Korea is described as an almost perfect isolated contry where the 24/7 propaganda is going on.  It becomes nearly impossible that citizens in North Korea not to be influenced. That is particularly getting more severe when any exposure to the outside world would quickly shed doubt on the propaganda’s accuracy. However, some people who secretly have a chance to encounter true information though media often dare themsevels to cross the national border and live a new life.

North Korean propaganda poster - "When provoking a war of aggression, we will hit back, beginning with the US!