Publication details [#64497]

Badarneh, Muhammad A. and Fathi Migdadi. 2018. Acts of positioning in online reader comments on Jordanian news websites. Language & Communication 58 : 93–106.
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Readers accomplished self and other positioning in online comments on Jordanian news sites employing a diversity of strategies. Readers accomplished self and other positioning via impoliteness and face attack, and via appealing to national and religious identity. Online reader comments on online news websites supply insights into the sociocultural, political and religious negotiation of identity and meaning amid community members.