Cambodia: Communication Technology

I wasn’t expecting the level of technology development I noticed when I was in Cambodia. Although, the majority of the population still live in rural areas and the country is still recovering from the Khmer Rouge regime and internal conflicts. In the major cities, it is very easy to find free wifi spots and people…

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…

Overlooked form of Communication: Graffiti in Spain

Messaging During my time in Spain I saw an abundant amount of amateur graffiti. From major cities to pueblos, every street I walked down I could always find graffiti. What struck me about all this graffiti was the messages it was sending. Most of the graffiti was not the eccentric artist tag we usually think…

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…