List of John Benjamins publications for which Stanca Măda plays a role.
Subjects Communication Studies | Dialogue studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics
This article presents an analysis of conversational humour (Attardo 1994) occuring in two Romanian television shows with the purpose of demonstrating that journalists use humour to build their own identity in relation to their interlocutors and to their audience. The types of strategic moves… read more | Article
In this paper I explore the potential of studying the linguistic surface of professional dialogic comments for the purposes of identifying markers of argumentative moves. Argumentative markers can be any single or complex lexical expression as well as a discursive configuration whose presence in a… read more | Article
It is widely regarded that war journalism is centred on the dichotomy good/evil, with “good” being (almost always) on the author’s side, who promotes a type of discourse that readers should adhere to. In this paper, we put forward an examination of events in various conflict areas (Afghanistan,… read more | Article
Moderation is unconventionally regarded as a means of conducting meetings or group activities in a non-controlling manner. It aims at making use of group knowledge by involving group members in the decision-making process and by focusing them on the purpose of the meeting. Moderation requires a… read more | Article