Second International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP'92)

Banff, Alberta, Canada
October 13-16, 1992

Are Any "Press-Conferences", "Interviews" or "Dialogues" True Dialogues?

Tatiana Slama-Cazacu

Laboratory of Psycholinguistics, University of Bucharest, Romania

The paper analyses three influential means of vehiculating information from political or economical factors to large social strata, which became much in fashion in some European countries in the last 2-3 years: "Press-Conferences" (PC:D1 - addressed by political or economical leaders to populations via mass-media - "Interviews"- Is - sometimes called "Dialogues" - between a reporter and a leader (D2), and "Dialogues" - organized by a reporter to occur between several leaders (D3). The author submitted the corpus to analyses of the basis of the "Dynamic-Contextual" (DC) model of the act of communication and of 4 criteria of true dialogue (D). The criteria were not satisfied by these forms of communication (FsC) when delivered in a political key, as compared with the one in literature, art, everyday life key.

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Bibliographic reference.  Slama-Cazacu, Tatiana (1992): "Are any "press-conferences", "interviews" or "dialogues" true dialogues?", In ICSLP-1992, 683-686.