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Apologies made at the Leveson Inquiry: Triggers and responses (2018)
Book Chapter
Murphy, J. (2018). Apologies made at the Leveson Inquiry: Triggers and responses. In M. M. Hansen, & R. Márquez Reiter (Eds.), The Pragmatics of Sensitive Activities in Institutional Discourse, 91-113. John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/bct.96.04mur

This paper discusses apologies made by politicians at a recent UK public inquiry, the Leveson Inquiry into the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press. I use the freely available data from the Inquiry to explore how politicians apologise in this i... Read More about Apologies made at the Leveson Inquiry: Triggers and responses.