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Having Your Say: Blogs and Beyond

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter looks at blogs, YouTube, and Wikipedia, focusing on how these social media emerged and why they have experienced such meteoric growth. At least part of the answer seems to be that new ... More


Pittsburghese in the Media

Barbara Johnstone

in Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945689
eISBN:
9780199369836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945689.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how expertise about Pittsburghese has been allocated and contested, in newspaper articles about from the 1900s to the 2000s, in a popular folk dictionary of Pittsburghese, on an ... More


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