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date: 27 September 2020

informational communication (referential communication) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Media & Communication
Author(s):

Daniel Chandler,

Rod Munday

Messages in which the primary content is referential (see alsocontent message; referentiality). Referential language functions primarily to record or communicate information. For example, the language of science (in particular contrast to poetic language). It is intended to denote (... ...

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