Engaging the public: English local government organisations’ social media communications during the COVID‐19 pandemic

Love, Robbie, Erika Darics, and Rudi Palmieri. Abstract Communication has played a critical role during the initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and communicators have had a particularly difficult task in persuading different types of audience to comply with ever-changing regulations. Local government organisations play a crucial role in recontextualising the national messaging for a local audience and encouraging the […]

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Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies

By Mathew Gillings, Gerlinde Mautner and Paul Baker Cambridge University Press, 2023 Series: Elements in Corpus Linguistics DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009168144[Opens in a new window] Online ISBN: 9781009168144 Summary The breadth and spread of corpus-assisted discourse studies (CADS) indicate its usefulness for exploring language use within a social context. However, its theoretical foundations, limitations, and epistemological implications must be considered so that we can adjust […]

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