How much arguing is there in press disputes? A linguistic study by the example of press disputes
The interview as a journalistic text type has an established position in the mass media such as radio, press and television. The dispute as a special type of the interview plays an important role in these media. The paper deals with language and linguistic characteristics of the press disputes. Based on general concept of a conversation, the debate is presented from the perspective of linguistic and media studies. In addition, the paper points out the differences between dispute and conventional press interview. Special attention is given to the linguistic realisation of press disputes.