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Questions and Institutionality in Public Participation Broadcasting

Joanna Thornborrow

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by Joanna Thornborrow, examines question‐answer sequences in TV talk shows and radio call‐in programs. While these genres tend to be more conversational than other media genres ... More


Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

How is language used in Egyptian public discourse to illuminate the collective identity of Egyptians? How does this identity relate to language form and content? This book explores these questions by ... More


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