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Scotto di Carlo, Giuseppina. 2014. The role of proximity in online popularizations: The case of TED talks. Discourse Studies 16 (5) : 591–606.
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SAGE Publications


This paper explores the recontextualization of scientific speeches in the popularizing genre of TED talks, proposed by their own authors, who employ various discursive conventions to discuss their role as experts and to install a closer relation with their audience (in the sense of proximity of ideas to be debated).