Computer-Mediated Communication and Language

  • Kay Richardson


This chapter provides a context for the subsequent case study chapters by discussing the study of computer-mediated communication. Pioneers in this field include Howard Rheingold (1993), Susan Herring (1994) and Sherry Turkle (1995). The more linguistic/semiotic aspects of this research have covered such topics as:


Coherence Assimilation Editing Tocol 


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© Kay Richardson 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kay Richardson
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  1. 1.School of Politics and Communication Studies, University of LiverpoolUK

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