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Dori-Hacohen, Gonen. 2012. “With whom do I have the pleasure?”: Callers’ categories in political talk radio programs. Journal of Pragmatics 44 (3) : 280–297.
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This article discusses and compares the various caller membership types in political talk radio programs in Israel and the United States. These caller types -the anonymous, regular, returning, first-time and unmarked standard callers- add to the construction of a speech community around the programs.