Introduction to special edition of discourse and communication

Martin Montgomery, Joanna Thornborrow

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This special issue of Discourse & Communication brings together researchers working within different methodologies and theoretical paradigms - linguistic pragmatics, conversation analysis, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis - who share a common interest in the analysis of discourse produced by the broadcast media. The authors are all members of the Ross Priory Group for Research on Broadcast Talk, an international group of scholars distinguished by their interdisciplinary approach to the study of mediated communication; and their particular concern for this issue is with personalization inbroadcast news.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-104
Number of pages5
JournalDiscourse and Communication
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 13 May 2010


  • discourse
  • communication
  • methodologies
  • theoretical paradigms
  • linguistic pragmatics
  • conversation analysis
  • sociolinguistics
  • discourse analysis


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