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Stancetaking and the Hong Kong Girl in a shifting heterosexual marketplace

M Agnes Kang, Katherine HY Chen
2014 Discourse & Society  
We focus on interactions, their metapragmatic processes and significance (Silverstein 1993 , Worthan and Locher 1996 , Agha 2009 ) in public online forums that center on a 2005 incident that is later  ...  First, we explore the discourse trajectory by which the 'Kong girl' stereotype is formed in the media and new media: television and radio programs, discussion forums, blogs, Facebook pages, and print publications  ... 
doi:10.1177/0957926513515587 fatcat:5bnwmm6r25bfln3oz6qivgugna

A Multidimensional Lexicon for Interpersonal Stancetaking

Umashanthi Pavalanathan, Jim Fitzpatrick, Scott Kiesling, Jacob Eisenstein
2017 Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers)  
Stancetaking underlies a wide range of interactional phenomena, relating to formality, politeness, affect, and subjectivity.  ...  We present a computational approach to stancetaking, in which we build a theoretically-motivated lexicon of stance markers, and then use multidimensional analysis to identify a set of underlying stance  ...  online discussion forums."  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/p17-1082 dblp:conf/acl/PavalanathanFKE17 fatcat:jnu3yoiwxnhqfc7kw6uqg4v3xa

Storying leaks for sharing: The case of leaking the "Moscovici draft" on Twitter

Korina Giaxoglou
2017 Discourse, Context & Media  
This article proposes a discourse-narrative approach to news making online as a networked practice of storying and sharing.  ...  This article contributes to the study of news sharing online and digital storytelling based on the qualitative analysis of 'small' data.  ...  framework the importance of storying and narrative stancetaking is foregrounded as a key aspect of sharing moment-bymoment updates online.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dcm.2017.03.006 fatcat:xxdz66cbzbgivhoq7626v7cadu

News discourse and readers' comments: Expanding the range of citizenship positions?

Zara Pinto-Coelho, Anabela Carvalho, Eunice Castro Seixas
2017 Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism  
Journalism, May, 15, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/1464884917707595 Accepted version Analysis and other interaction-oriented forms of discourse analysis, we examine, first, the topics and the framing of voices in  ...  Based on data regarding a policy plan on hydroelectric power in Portugal that was submitted to public consultation, we show that citizen positionings emerging from the interaction between news texts and  ...  emotions/feelings of solidarity or communality might also be relevant motivations for expressing opinions in this kind of online forums. perspectives.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1464884917707595 fatcat:fxcudmtgrrflrhvvbikhreassy

'I'm a boy, can't you see that?': Dialogic embodiment and the construction of agency in trans youth discourse

Lucy Jones
2022 Language in society  
This article offers discourse analysis of young transgender people's interaction, in which they describe being rendered powerless through misgendering or misrepresentation.  ...  Stance-taking, the production of affect, and constructed dialogue are shown to be key tools in their production of an agentive, mutual identity.  ...  Similarly, Zimman's (2014) discourse analysis of an online forum for trans men in the US also identifies creative linguistic means employed by interlocutors to describe genitalia.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0047404522000252 fatcat:jruusfmjsjbsvep2z4ssyvk2tq

Sharing the moment as small stories

Alexandra Georgakopoulou
2017 Narrative Inquiry  
I reflect on the implications of this for the direction of travel in relation to stories on many social media platforms.  ...  I review these practices in the context of increased story facilities that notably bring together several social media apps.  ...  audience that is possible online as opposed to the limited and well-defined groups a person interacts with face-to-face. users to go beyond the moment.  ... 
doi:10.1075/ni.27.2.06geo fatcat:opzkmolnrngjddgclpvdurirwa

Stance-taking and stance-support in students' online forum discussion

Antonia Chandrasegaran, Kah Mun Clara Kong
2006 Linguistics and Education  
in argument in an online forum, and their repertoire of lexicogrammatical resources for performing these behaviours.  ...  Analysis of their online postings revealed that not only do most postings project a stance, a considerable number feature stancesupport strategies ranging from assertion of personal belief to rebuttal  ...  Although argument in online forums may be closer to argument in face-to-face interaction than to written argumentative essays, it is the stance-taking and stance support acts that define both as argument  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.linged.2007.01.003 fatcat:j3dij5qtg5fgvfq4ykjovhiroe

Introduction to the Special Issue on Language in Social Media: Exploiting Discourse and Other Contextual Information

Farah Benamara, Diana Inkpen, Maite Taboada
2018 Computational Linguistics  
This special issue contributes to a deeper understanding of the role of these interactions to process social media data from a new perspective in discourse interpretation.  ...  We conclude with an overview of the papers accepted in this special issue, highlighting what we believe are the future directions in processing social media texts.  ...  ("Interactional Stancetaking in Online Forums") investigates thread structure and linguistic properties of stancetaking from the online platform Reddit.  ... 
doi:10.1162/coli_a_00333 fatcat:mbpjsq3ltfdtnfbmldxlt7wzci

Narratives of Belonging in the Digital Diaspora: Corpus Approaches to a Cultural Concept

Theresa Heyd
2016 Open Linguistics  
The corpus is based on a Nigerian online discussion forum; its users primarily consist of both local Nigerians and members of the globally dispersed Nigerian diaspora.  ...  Narratives of belonging, in other words, systematically contribute to the identity work performed in and by a digital diasporic community.  ...  ; precisely, it was made in the context of a thread -one of numerous such interactions on this forum alonewhere Nigerian identity in the light of global mobility is explored, affirmed and critically discussed  ... 
doi:10.1515/opli-2016-0013 fatcat:pns5trqjavh6zbcuhe2w3erjs4

[Breeze, Ruth; Olza, Inés (eds.). Evaluation in media discourse: European perspectives]

Katarzyna Molek-Kozakowska
2017 Brno Studies in English  
Marin-Arrese aims to develop and nuance the appraisal theory by focusing on "Stancetaking and inter/subjectivity in journalistic discourse: The Engagement system revisited".  ...  Review Ruth Breeze & Inés Olza (eds.): Evaluation in Media Discourse: European Perspectives (Linguistic Insights 207). Bern: Peter Lang, 2017, ISBN 978-3-0343-2014-6, 286 pp.  ...  Isabel Corona in "'A life well lived of a lady well loved': The power of appraisal in the comments section" investigates the multimodal, multimedial and interactional character of online commentary, whose  ... 
doi:10.5817/bse2017-1-13 fatcat:pcpm6h7x3fbgljyg4ugqadjwiu

Digital conferencing in times of crisis

Brook Bolander, Julia Fine
2021 International Journal of the Sociology of Language  
Against this backdrop, digital conferencing (online only, or in hybrid form) offers a viable alternative. However, shifting to digital forms of conferencing does not automatically bring about equity.  ...  And to those with whom we held discussions on practices for conferencing and ideas for more sustainable and equitable conferencing in linguistics moving forward, notably to: Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein,  ...  In a chat or forum, you can have multiple conversations at once at your own pace. You can step away for some time without feeling guilty.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ijsl-2020-0088 fatcat:6he3l3ikhzekvdndveo24cekiu

Blogs: A Resource of Online Interactions to Develop Stance-taking

Sepideh Rahimpour
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
However, a closer look at the way this vocabulary is used in context suggests that the main concern of writers is self-presentation, positioning themselves in a crowded forum, in what has been called stance-taking  ...  Blogs, which are shared online journals that can be written and read by anyone with a computer and an internet connection and allow users to reflect, share opinions and discuss various topics, would seem  ...  real-time interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.03.571 fatcat:3ksj3i7wl5feld45omwp6d3rde

Dissolving the Dichotomies Between Online and Campus-Based Teaching: a Collective Response to The Manifesto for Teaching Online (Bayne et al. 2020)

Alison MacKenzie, Alexander Bacalja, Devisakti Annamali, Argyro Panaretou, Prajakta Girme, Maria Cutajar, Sandra Abegglen, Marshall Evens, Fabian Neuhaus, Kylie Wilson, Katerina Psarikidou, Marguerite Koole (+39 others)
2021 Postdigital Science and Education  
to properly account for digital methods in teaching in Higher Education.  ...  Regardless of the nature of each response, taken together, what they show is that The Manifesto for Teaching Online offers welcome insights into and practical advice on how to teach online, and creatively  ...  Multimodal Stancetaking Manifesto as a Stancetaking Move -Performative Indexlicalization in Digital Education (Chie Adachi) A celebrated linguist, Du Bois (2007: 163) , argues that stance is 'a public  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-021-00259-z fatcat:st2nd4qasracvbgmo7jebtdkia

Fighting 'Stance'

William Yasha Breslove
the construction of attitudinal positioning, stancetaking, and inter-personal dynamics in a common goal-motivated speech environment.  ...  For researchers, the study of video game players - how they behave, interact, and cooperate in a virtual world – presents a challenge: what methodologies are best suited to approaching these interactions  ...  Unfortunately, in 2021, RIOT Games began to remove their online forums from public access.  ... 
doi:10.13023/etd.2022.284 fatcat:2tj33zvctrhybl73v5zaf5iplu

What to do about bad language on the internet

Jacob Eisenstein
2013 North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
Each approach is evaluated in the context of theoretical and empirical work on computer-mediated communication.  ...  In addition, the paper presents a quantitative analysis of the lexical diversity of social media text, and its relationship to other corpora.  ...  In running dialogues -such as in online multiplayer games -the symbols * and ˆcan play an explicit pragmatic function (Collister, 2011; Collister, 2012) .  ... 
dblp:conf/naacl/Eisenstein13 fatcat:oy5bw7rymfczteecvkvuebxukq
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