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Professor Kay Richardson Ph.D.

Professor Communication and Media

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Spelling-gate: Politics, propriety and power (Journal article - 2018)
  2. The Listening Project as caring public talk (Journal article - 2018)
  3. Dialogue and character in 21st century TV drama (Chapter - 2017)
  4. Watching the detective: Sherlock and spoken television discourse (Chapter - 2016)

2021

Mediated fiction (Chapter)

Richardson, K. (2021). Mediated fiction. In K. B. Jensen (Ed.), A handbook of media and communication research: qualitative and quantitative methodologies (Third edition). (third ed., pp. 136-155). Abingdon: Routledge.

2018

Spelling-gate: Politics, propriety and power (Journal article)

Richardson, K. P. (2018). Spelling-gate: Politics, propriety and power. Journal of Language and Politics, 17(6), 812-830. doi:10.1075/jlp.17072.ric

DOI: 10.1075/jlp.17072.ric

The Listening Project as caring public talk (Journal article)

Richardson, K. P. (2018). The Listening Project as caring public talk. Discourse, Context and Media, 26, 144-152. doi:10.1016/j.dcm.2018.08.001

DOI: 10.1016/j.dcm.2018.08.001

2017

Dialogue and character in 21st century TV drama (Chapter)

Richardson, K. P. (2017). Dialogue and character in 21st century TV drama. In J. Mildorf, & B. Thomas (Eds.), Dialogue across Media (pp. 37-54). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. doi:10.1075/ds.28.03ric

DOI: 10.1075/ds.28.03ric

2016

Watching the detective: Sherlock and spoken television discourse (Chapter)

Richardson, K. P. (2016). Watching the detective: Sherlock and spoken television discourse. In K. Fagersten (Ed.), Watching TV with a linguist (pp. 14-39). Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

2015

Celebrity Politics (Chapter)

Richardson, K. P. (2015). Celebrity Politics. In G. Mazzoleni (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication (pp. 1-4). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd..

2013

Comedy, the Civic Subject, and Generic Mediation (Journal article)

Corner, J., Richardson, K., & Parry, K. (2013). Comedy, the Civic Subject, and Generic Mediation. Television & New Media, 14(1), 31-45. doi:10.1177/1527476412453947

DOI: 10.1177/1527476412453947

2012

Assessing Television’s ‘Political Dramas’ (Journal article)

Richardson, K., & Corner, J. (2012). Assessing Television’s ‘Political Dramas’. Sociology Compass, 6(12), 923-936. doi:10.1111/soc4.12002

DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12002

Describing, analysing and judging language codes in cinematic discourse (Journal article)

Richardson, K., & Queen, R. (2012). Describing, analysing and judging language codes in cinematic discourse. Multilingua, 31(2-3). doi:10.1515/multi-2012-0015

DOI: 10.1515/multi-2012-0015

Political Culture and Media Genre: Beyond the News (Book)

Richardson, K., Parry, K., & Corner, J. (2012). Political Culture and Media Genre: Beyond the News. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

2011

Political Imagery in the British General Election of 2010: The Curious Case of ‘Nick Clegg’ (Journal article)

Parry, K., & Richardson, K. (2011). Political Imagery in the British General Election of 2010: The Curious Case of ‘Nick Clegg’. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 13(4), 474-489. doi:10.1111/j.1467-856x.2011.00452.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-856x.2011.00452.x

Objects of amplified context: an interview with artist-teacher Pepón Osorio (Journal article)

Corner, J., Richardson, K., & Parry, K. (2011). Objects of amplified context: an interview with artist-teacher Pepón Osorio. Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture, 1(3), 313-329. doi:10.1386/iscc.1.3.313_1

DOI: 10.1386/iscc.1.3.313_1

Sketchwriting, political “colour” and the sociolinguistics of stance (Journal article)

Richardson, K. P., & Corner, J. (2011). Sketchwriting, political “colour” and the sociolinguistics of stance. Journal of Language and Politics, 10(2), 248-269. doi:10.1075/jlp.10.2.06ric

DOI: 10.1075/jlp.10.2.06ric

Political Communication in Britain (Chapter)

Political Communication in Britain (2011). Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/9780230305045

DOI: 10.1057/9780230305045

2010

Multimodality and the study of popular drama (Journal article)

Richardson, K. (2010). Multimodality and the study of popular drama. Language and Literature: International Journal of Stylistics, 19(4), 378-395. doi:10.1177/0963947010377948

DOI: 10.1177/0963947010377948

Television dramatic dialogue: a sociolinguistic study (Book)

Richardson, K. (2010). Television dramatic dialogue: a sociolinguistic study. N. Coupland, & A. Jaworski (Eds.), New York: Oxford University Press.

2008

Political culture and television fiction (Journal article)

Corner, J., & Richardson, K. (2008). Political culture and television fiction. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 11(4), 387-403. doi:10.1177/1367549408094979

DOI: 10.1177/1367549408094979

Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere (Chapter)

Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere (2008). Mouton de Gruyter. doi:10.1515/9783110198980

DOI: 10.1515/9783110198980

2007

Public Issue Television: World in Action 1963-1998 (Book)

Goddard, P., Corner, C., & Richardson, K. (2007). Public Issue Television: World in Action 1963-1998. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

2006

The dark arts of good people: How popular culture negotiates 'spin' in NBC's The West Wing1 (Journal article)

Richardson, K. (2006). The dark arts of good people: How popular culture negotiates 'spin' in NBC's The West Wing1. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 10(1), 52-69. doi:10.1111/j.1360-6441.2006.00317.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-6441.2006.00317.x

2005

Internet Discourse and Health Debates (Book)

Richardson, K. (2005). Internet Discourse and Health Debates. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Retroshopping: Sentiment, sensation and symbolism on the High Street, 8,000 words (Chapter)

Richardson, K. (2005). Retroshopping: Sentiment, sensation and symbolism on the High Street, 8,000 words. In A. Jaworski, G. Galasinski, & N. Coupland (Eds.), Metalanguage; social and ideological perspectives (pp. 3-289). Amsterdam: Mouton de Gruyter.

2003

Health risks on the internet: Establishing credibility on line (Journal article)

RICHARDSON, K. A. Y. (2003). Health risks on the internet: Establishing credibility on line. Health, Risk & Society, 5(2), 171-184. doi:10.1080/1369857031000123948

DOI: 10.1080/1369857031000123948

2001

Risk news in the world of Internet newsgroups (Journal article)

Richardson, K. (2001). Risk news in the world of Internet newsgroups. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 5(1), 50-72. doi:10.1111/1467-9481.00137

DOI: 10.1111/1467-9481.00137

Broadcast political talk—a discourse of licensed inauthenticity? (Journal article)

Richardson, K. (2001). Broadcast political talk—a discourse of licensed inauthenticity?. The Communication Review, 4(4), 481-498. doi:10.1080/10714420109359481

DOI: 10.1080/10714420109359481

Intertextuality and the discursive construction of knowledge: the case of economic understanding (Chapter)

Richardson, K. (2001). Intertextuality and the discursive construction of knowledge: the case of economic understanding. In U. Meinhof, & J. Smith (Eds.), Intertextuality and the media: from genre to everyday life (pp. 76-97). Manchester UK: Manchester University Press.

1999

Worlds in Common? (Book)

Richardson, K., & Meinhof, U. (1999). Worlds in Common?. London: Routledge.

1994

Text discourse and context: representations of poverty in the British mass media (Book)

Meinhof, U., & Richardson, K. (1994). Text discourse and context: representations of poverty in the British mass media. London: Longmans.

1992

Researching language: issues of power and method (Book)

Cameron, D., Frazer, E., Harvey, P., Rampton, B., & Richardson, K. (1992). Researching language: issues of power and method. London: Routledge.

1990

Nuclear reactions: form and response in public issue television (Book)

Corner, J., Richardson, K., & Fenton, N. (1990). Nuclear reactions: form and response in public issue television. London: John Libbey.