Communication

Jennifer Karchmer, an instructor in the Department of Communication at Western Washington University, has just returned from Vancouver, B.C., where she was covering the 2010 Winter Olympics as an independent journalist.

To read Karchmer's coverage of the Olympics, check out her Web site…

Western Washington University’s debate team, the Western Debate Union, will host a student debate team from Jiatong University in Xi’an, China at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in Communications Facility 120 on the WWU campus.

This event is free and open to the public; the topic…

Karen Stout (Communication) presented "Supporting the President and focusing on national interests: Business magazine portrayals of U.S. war and policy in Iraq and Afghanistan" at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association held in Chicago from Nov. 12 to 15.

Karen Stout (Communication) recently had a book chapter titled "Coverage of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in business magazines: The profit and economy of U.S. war and policy" published in the 2009 book "War and the Media: Essays on News Reporting, Propaganda and Popular Culture." The book,…

Ee Lin Lee (Communication) had her refereed article “Thou soo and aih auan: Communicating dissatisfaction in a Chinese Malaysian community" published in the journal "Research on Language and Social Interaction," Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 116-134. Lee co-wrote the article with Bradford 'J' Hall from…

Name: Michael Karlberg

Title: Associate Professor, Department of Communication

Hobbies: I enjoy playing acoustic finger-style blues guitar, woodworking (including guitar building) and traveling.

Favorite Book: Hmm … that’s a tough one. … I would say it…

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