Conflict in Talk Radio Interaction Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Conflict in Talk Radio Interaction
This paper discusses a conflict produced by a talk show host in a radio interaction.
# 126723 | 1,000 words | 13 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Communication (Interpersonal) , Sociology (Media and Society)

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This paper provides an analysis of a transcript between a radio talk show host and a caller he phones and accuses of being late returning his DVD's to Blockbuster. The analysis focuses on the techniques the talk show host uses to produce conflict and control the interaction with the caller.

From the Paper:

"The nature of talk radio is such that conflict is often purposefully bred between host and caller. This can be seen in Ryave Patterson and Blake's radio conversation transcript between Radio Host Big Boy impersonator of Luther Luffeigh and an elderly man accused of renting DVD's from Block Bust Video and not returning the DVDs to the store. Diana Owen maintains that talk radio is a medium that highlights conflict and discontent. This is certainly the case in this transcript as Luffeigh ..."

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