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  • The Discourse of Public Participation Mediaby Joanna Thornborrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ?ordinary? people are doing on air ? what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public participation genres, Joanna Thornborrow argues that the... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...

  • Pragmatics of Tense and Time in Newsby Jan Chovanec

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of temporal deixis in English printed and online news texts. Linking the characteristic usage of tenses with the projection of deictic centres, it notes how conventional tenses, particularly in headlines, are affected by heteroglossia arising from various accessed voices. The resulting tense shifts... more...

  • Spoken Corpora and Linguistic Studiesby Tommaso Raso; Heliana Mello

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article aims to show how a corpus driven theory that analyses speech through information units can better account for Discourse Markers (DM) identification and analysis. We propose that the speech flow can only be properly analyzed if segmented into utterances and tone units through prosodic parameters. Utterances correspond to speech acts and... more...

  • Communicating Certainty and Uncertainty in Medical, Supportive and Scientific Contextsby Andrzej Zuczkowski; Ramona Bongelli; Ilaria Riccioni; Carla Canestrari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This paper investigates the connection between self-repairs, conversation analytical mechanisms, and the concept of certainty in Romanian academic meetings. The focus is on the design of turn(s) in which the chair and the other participants provide feedback on a piece of writing. The data reveal that at the turn design level, through self-repairs (namely... more...

  • Mass Communication in Israelby Oren Soffer

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Mass communication has long been recognized as an important contributor to national identity and nation building. This book examines the relationship between media and nationalism in Israel, arguing that, in comparison to other countries, the Israeli case is unique. It explores the roots and evolution of newspapers, journalism, radio, television,... more...

  • Synchronisationby Lorenz Engell; Bernhard Siegert

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 28.91

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  • Sprachphilosophieby Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.25

    Nur als sprachfähige Wesen sind wir personale Subjekte. Diese Einführung rückt die Sprachphilosophie daher ins Zentrum einer aufgeklärten Philosophie des Geistes, und zwar als sinnkritisches Selbstbewusstsein von Wissen und Wissenschaft. Sie erläutert die wichtigsten Beiträge aus der Geschichte dieser philosophischen Disziplin und macht den Leser mit... more...

  • Revitalising Audience Researchby Frauke Zeller; Cristina Ponte; Brian O'Neill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The revitalisation of audience studies is not only about new approaches and methods; it entails a crossing of disciplines and a bridging of long-established boundaries in the field. The aim of this volume is to capture the boundary-crossing processes that have begun to emerge across the discipline in the form of innovative, interdisciplinary interventions... more...

  • Understanding Communication Research Methodsby Stephen M. Croucher; Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Comprehensive, innovative, and focused on the undergraduate student, this textbook prepares students to read and conduct research. Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, the book offers students practical reasons why they should care about research methods and a guide to actually conduct research... more...