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We experience the world through stories.

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Quotation by Geroge Gerbner:

"We experience the world through stories. Whoever tells the stories of a culture defines the terms, the agenda, and the common issues we face."


Geroge Gerbner     (more by this author)

1919-2005 (Age at death: 86 approx.)

After [serving in WW2] he worked as a freelance writer and publicist and taught journalism at El Camino College while earning a master's (1951) and doctorate (1955) in communications at the University of Southern California. His dissertation, "Toward a General Theory of Communication," won USC's award for "best dissertation."

He had been Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (1964–1989), and presided over the school's growth and influence in Communication Theory in academia. After leaving Annenberg, he became the Bell Atlantic Professor of Telecommunication at Temple University in 1997. - Wikipedia

Country: United States

Type: Prose
Context: Unknown
Source: Yes! Magazine Summer 2014 p.1
Cited By: Sarah van Gelder, Editor in Chief

 

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Richmond Shreve is a retired business executive whose careers began in electronics (USN) and broadcasting in the 1960s. Over the years he has maintained a hobby interest in amateur radio, and the audio-visual arts while working in sales and (more...)
 

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