#LanguageUse in times of turning point

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As one of my favorite linguists Dubravko Škiljan once stated, societal crises always manifest themselves as communication crises first. The current Covid-19 pandemic is a good example of this view. This became obvious not only to linguists who usually deal with the challenges of public communication, but also to the public sphere in a Habermasian sense. Weiterlesen