Theoretical perspectives of Internet-induced changes in communication

  • Obiageli Pauline Ohiagu
Keywords: Communication, communication elements, communication patterns, communication processes, communication theories, Internet, online


Online communication raises a lot of critical questions about which communication theories are still applicable in the online context and which ones are untenable or at least challenged by the presence of the Internet. This discourse paper explored ways in which patterns of communication on the Internet digress from mainstream communication, discussed the theoretical implications of such changes and recommended further studies of the theories in the online context. 

How to Cite
Ohiagu, O. P. (2021). Theoretical perspectives of Internet-induced changes in communication. University of Nigeria Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Studies , 27(1), 1-14. Retrieved from