Making Connections: Coca-Cola

In one of my Communication for Multinational Corporations classes with Dr. Gao, I learned about different ways the Coca-Cola company pushes their products in mainland China. During this lesson Dr. Gao spoke about how in China Coca-Cola gives small businesses signs for free. These signs are given to businesses that sell Coke products and cannot…

Communication Technology in Spain

Access Communication technology in Spain is abundant. From cell phones to computers, all forms of communication technology can be found all over the major cities and smaller outlying cites. Wifi is plentiful, reliable, and at most eating establishments and large stores. I even found wifi access at an entire theme park and at a beach.…

GHANAIAN CULTURE

Being here in Ghana and observing the culture, this country is a high context culture.  This is due to the Ghanaian traditions and history of how their ancestors communicated.  Ghanaian people are very standardized people and when communicating they feel that they should not have to explain themselves.  Ghanaians feel that you know and understand…

China: Bonus Blog With Media Observations

As I finish my blog assignments, I realize that there are a few miscellaneous observations that I made about media while in China that readers might find interesting: — Locals that I spoke with enjoyed many American TV shows including “The Ellen Degeneres Show” and “Modern Family.” This greatly surprised me as the content aired…