The International Encyclopedia of Communication is an authoritative and comprehensive reference work sponsored by the International Communication Association. The contributors are all respected scholars in their areas of specialty. For Communication students this, rather then Wikipedia, should be the first place to look for background and orientation to topics across the spectrum of communication topics. It comprises over 1,330 newley-commissioned A-Z entries, divided into 29 editorial areas representing major fields of inquiry, each of which is headed by a leading expert in the field.
Keywords: Communication theory and philosophy, Interpersonal communication, Organizational communication, Foreign media systems, Communication technology, Media policy, Research methods.