Introduction to Human Communication. Chapter One Dr.Inas A.Hamid Faculty of mass communication. What is communication?. The transfer of meaning from one person to another by speech, symbols, writing, or signs to establish a common understanding .
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So the communication process consists of several “communication acts”.
But it was easy to criticize this diagram. Why???
The communication process is quite complex because there are many receivers who may communicate with each other before responding to the message.
The message may have different effect upon the receivers (response).
The channel: The mechanism by which the message is transmitted.
Mechanical noise: is physical ( static on the radio, missing lines from a newspaper story,….