About the article
Peter Bull is Reader in Psychology, University of York, United Kingdom, and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has over 100 academic publications, principally taking the form of journal articles focused on the analysis of interpersonal communication. He is the author of The Microanalysis of Political Communication: Claptrap and Ambiguity (2003) and Communication under the Microscope: The Theory and Practice of Microanalysis (2002). Address for correspondence: Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom 〈 〉.
Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen is Emeritus Professor of English Linguistics at Ghent University, and currently an associated researcher at this institution. She has published on various aspects of English grammar, especially modality and pragmatic markers. Another area of research is media discourse. Articles in this field have appeared in Discourse & Society, Language Sciences, Journal of Pragmatics, and Journal of Language and Social Psychology. Simon-Vandenbergen co-edits the journal Functions of Language with Lachlan Mackenzie and Geoff Thompson. Address for correspondence: Ghent University, Linguistics Department, Blandijnberg 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium 〈 〉.
Published Online: 2014-01-03
Published in Print: 2014-01-01