ERIC Number: EJ611129
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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What You Don't Know Won't Hurt Me: Impression Management Functions of Communication Channels in Relationships.
O'Sullivan, Patrick B.
Human Communication Research, v26 n3 p403-31 Jul 2000
Addresses the implications of interpersonal communication technology use for personal relationships. Tests elements of an impression management model, which specifies the processes and outcomes of strategic uses of channel and message for self-presentational goals. Supports a functional perspective that views mediated communication channels as a tool for managing self-relevant information in pursuit of self-presentational goals. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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