message-oriented communication

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1. Communication models framed in terms of the transfer of messages or information, or which reduce meaning to explicit content (see also transmission models; compare informational communication). In practice, such formulations are primarily sender-oriented.

2. Loosely, in communication skills training, a misleading synonym for meaning-oriented communication.

3. In linguistics and semiotics, forms of communication in which the poetic function is dominant (see also linguistic functions).

Subjects: Media Studies.

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