Slack, Miller & Doak: Technical Communicator as Author

I am a writer

Slack, J. D., Miller, J. M., and Doak, J. (1993). The technical communicator as author: Meaning, power, authority. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 7(1), 12-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1050651993007001002 While this article could feel dated (it was published over 20 years ago), its message is as relevant and meaningful today as it was when it was released. And I…
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Barton & Barton: Ideology and the Map

Barton B. F., & Barton, M. S. (2004). Ideology and the map: Toward a postmodern visual design practice. In J. Johnson-Eilola & S. A. Selber (eds.), Central works in technical communication (pp. 232-252). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Summary: Maps have ideology. This is hardly news at this point. However, the authors’ focus in different…
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