"Catherine, you're wasting your time": Address terms within the Australian political interview

@inproceedings{RendleShort2007CatherineYW,
  title={"Catherine, you're wasting your time": Address terms within the Australian political interview},
  author={Johanna Rendle-Short},
  year={2007}
}
Analysis of the political news interview in the lead-up to the Australian 2004 federal election shows that both journalists and politicians address their co-participant by name. However, there are differences both in choice of address term and in the positioning of address terms within the news interview. Journalists tend to use pre-positioned address terms when addressing politicians either by their institutional role (e.g. Prime Minister) or by title plus last name (e.g. Mr Howard… CONTINUE READING

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