[Air-l] TalkBacks

Lee Salter l.salter at londonmet.ac.uk
Wed Jul 16 08:09:41 PDT 2003


It happens quite a lot in the UK - BBC and Channel 4 (both public 
service), though the scope is often restricted.

Jacob Hecht wrote:

>Dear Friends,
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>In Israel "talk-backing" is quite common over the net. That is public
>responses to news items, which are published in a newsgroup's "string"
>style. I haven't seen this phenomena on news websites (e.g CNN.com ;
>nytimes.com) and was wondering:
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>a) Are "talk backs" practiced in other countries?
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>b) What is the origin of this activity?
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>c) Are there references which discuss this form of communication?
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>Hoping to hear from you…
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>Jacob Hecht, Ph.D
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