Unformatted text preview: - Who is listening/watching? Audience Factors- Audiences have:- Beliefs: “truths” held about something-- Primarily cognitive- Attitudes: Evaluation (good/bad) of something-- Mostly affective- Behaviors: actions, things people do- How to understand your audience?- Demographics (e.g., sex, race, income)- “Psychographics” (lifestyles, interests, needs) Attitude-Behavior Link- Do attitudes predict behavior?- Sometimes yes, sometimes no!- Complex relationship- Multiple attitudes often involved- Situational & individual factors important- General vs specific attitudes...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course COMM 1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.
- Fall '07