Monthly Archives: November 2012

Oral Genre Conversations – Interviews Purpose and Function – Josh Appel

Interviews can serve the purpose of providing information to the public. There is an interviewer and an interviewee, the interviewer asks the interviewee certain questions and the interviewee responds which can spawn more discussion and questions based on the topic. … Continue reading

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Oral genres: Pitch calls

Pitch calls are vital to Public Relations professionals. These pitch calls are made over the phone by PR professionals to reporters and journalists regarding an upcoming news story. These calls are basically selling a news story to a journalist/reporter as … Continue reading

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