At their fingertips

Seth Rogen

Melanie Morgan and Jennifer Hall frequently offer a simple instruction to those teaching courses in speech and communication. “Don’t tell them, show them.” In “Presentations That Matter” – co-written with Lindsey Anderson, who in 2014 completed a doctorate in organizational communication at Purdue – the Purdue faculty members applied that mantra in textbook form. Rather than simply […]

How presidents communicate

Brian Lamb 1

Not only has Brian Lamb visited the gravesite of every deceased U.S. president, he has also seen every vice president’s burial site with his own two eyes. Reading about and viewing photographs of these historic sites was not sufficient for the C-SPAN founder. So of course Lamb felt motivated to provide experiential learning opportunities to […]

Front-row seat in Iowa


When Brian Lamb first placed a C-SPAN camera inside an Iowa caucus location, many Americans – including some Iowans – had no clue how the process actually worked. The public affairs cable network Lamb founded has televised the Iowa caucuses each presidential election year since that 1984 debut, but intrigue still surrounds this chaotic method […]