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Newton G; Zappavigna M; Drysdale K; Newman CE, 2024, 'From lived experience to lived expertise: How donor-conceived witnesses claim and sustain epistemic authority', Journal of Pragmatics, 221, pp. 89 - 104,

Han J; Zappavigna M, 2024, 'Multimodal rhythm in TikTok videos: Exploring a recontextualization of the Gillard ‘misogyny speech’', Multimodality & Society, 4, pp. 58 - 79,

Logi L; Zappavigna M, 2023, 'A social semiotic perspective on emoji: How emoji and language interact to make meaning in digital messages', New Media and Society, 25, pp. 3222 - 3246,

Zappavigna M, 2023, 'Hack your corpus analysis: How AI can assist corpus linguists deal with messy social media data', Applied Corpus Linguistics, 3,

Etaywe A; Zappavigna M, 2023, 'The role of social affiliation in incitement: A social semiotic approach to far-right terrorists’ incitement to violence', Language in Society, pp. 1 - 26,

Zappavigna M, 2023, 'Digital intimacy and ambient embodied copresence in YouTube videos: construing visual and aural perspective in ASMR role play videos', Visual Communication, 22, pp. 297 - 321,

Dynel M; Zappavigna M, 2023, 'Enacting polyvocal scorn in #CovidConspiracy tweets: The orchestration of voices in humorous responses to COVID-19 conspiracy theories', Discourse, Context and Media, 52,

Inwood O; Zappavigna M, 2023, 'Conspiracy Theories and White Supremacy on YouTube: Exploring Affiliation and Legitimation Strategies in YouTube Comments', Social Media and Society, 9,

Inwood O; Zappavigna M, 2023, 'Ideology, attitudinal positioning, and the blockchain: a social semiotic approach to understanding the values construed in the whitepapers of blockchain start-ups', Social Semiotics, 33, pp. 451 - 469,

Zappavigna M; Ross AS, 2022, 'Instagram and intermodal configurations of value Ideology, aesthetics, and attitudinal stance in #avotoast posts', Internet Pragmatics, 5, pp. 197 - 226,

Etaywe A; Zappavigna M, 2022, 'Identity, ideology and threatening communication An investigation of patterns of attitude in terrorist discourse', Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, 10, pp. 315 - 350,

Zappavigna M; Dreyfus S, 2022, '“In these pandemic times”: The role of temporal meanings in ambient affiliation about COVID-19 on Twitter', Discourse, Context and Media, 47,

Zappavigna M, 2022, 'Social media quotation practices and ambient affiliation: Weaponising ironic quotation for humorous ridicule in political discourse', Journal of Pragmatics, 191, pp. 98 - 112,

Wildfeuer J; Ravelli L; Pflaeging J; Zappavigna M; Poulsen SV; Stamenkovic D; Tovey R, 2022, 'Editorial: in memoriam Martin Thomas', VISUAL COMMUNICATION, 21, pp. 371 - 373,

Makki M; Zappavigna M, 2022, 'Out-grouping and ambient affiliation in Donald Trump's tweets about Iran: Exploring the role of negative evaluation in enacting solidarity', Pragmatics, 32, pp. 104 - 130,

Inwood O; Zappavigna M, 2022, 'A Systemic Functional Linguistics Approach to Analyzing White Supremacist and Conspiratorial Discourse on YouTube', Communication Review, 25, pp. 204 - 234,

Newton G; Zappavigna M; Drysdale K; Newman CE, 2022, 'More than Humor: Memes as Bonding Icons for Belonging in Donor-Conceived People', Social Media and Society, 8,

Newton G; Drysdale K; Zappavigna M; Newman CE, 2022, 'Truth, Proof, Sleuth: Trust in Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing and Other Sources of Identity Information among Australian Donor-Conceived People', Sociology, 57,

Zappavigna M; Logi L, 2021, 'Emoji in social media discourse about working from home [Formula presented]', Discourse, Context and Media, 44,

Logi L; Zappavigna M, 2021, 'Impersonated personae - Paralanguage, dialogism and affiliation in stand-up comedy', Humor, 34, pp. 339 - 373,

Inwood O; Zappavigna M, 2021, 'Ambient affiliation, misinformation and moral panic: Negotiating social bonds in a YouTube internet hoax', Discourse and Communication, 15, pp. 281 - 307,

Ross AS; Zappavigna M, 2020, 'My sport, my perspectives: Intersubjectivity in cyclist Instagram posts', Discourse, Context and Media, 34,

Zappavigna M, 2019, 'The Organised Self and Lifestyle Minimalism: Multimodal Deixis and Point of View in Decluttering Vlogs on YouTube', Multimodal Communication, 8,

Logi L; Zappavigna M, 2019, 'Dialogic resources in interactional humour', Journal of Pragmatics, 153,

Martin JR; Zappavigna M, 2019, 'Embodied meaning: A systemic functional perspective on paralanguage', Functional Linguistics, 6,

Dwyer P; Martin JR; Zappavigna M, 2019, 'Visions of restorative justice in theatre, theory and practice', Australasian Drama Studies, 74, pp. 98 - 128,

Zhao S; Zappavigna M, 2018, 'The interplay of (semiotic) technologies and genre: the case of the selfie', Social Semiotics, 28, pp. 665 - 682,

Zhao S; Zappavigna M, 2018, 'Beyond the self: Intersubjectivity and the social semiotic interpretation of the selfie', New Media and Society, 20, pp. 1735 - 1754,

Zappavigna M; Martin JR, 2018, '#Communing affiliation: Social tagging as a resource for aligning around values in social media', Discourse, Context and Media, 22, pp. 4 - 12,

Martin JR; Zappavigna M, 2018, 'Embodied Meaning: a systemic functional perspective on paralanguage', Contemporary Rhetoric 当代修辞学, pp. 2 - 29

Zappavigna M; Zhao S, 2017, 'Selfies in ‘mommyblogging’: An emerging visual genre', Discourse, Context and Media, 20, pp. 239 - 247,

Zappavigna M, 2016, 'Social media photography: Construing subjectivity in Instagram images', Visual Communication, 15, pp. 271 - 271

Martin JR; Zappavigna M, 2016, 'Exploring restorative justice: Dialectics of theory and practice', International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 23, pp. 215 - 242,

Martin JR; Zappavigna M, 2016, 'The Rites of passion: Remorse, apology and forgiveness in Youth Justice Conferencing', LINGUISTICS AND THE HUMAN SCIENCES, 12, pp. 101 - 121,

Zappavigna M, 2015, 'Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age', DISCOURSE & COMMUNICATION, 9, pp. 379 - 380,

Zappavigna M, 2015, 'Searchable talk: the linguistic functions of hashtags', Social Semiotics, 25, pp. 274 - 291,

Zappavigna M, 2015, 'Searchable talk: The linguistic functions of hashtags in tweets about Schapelle Corby', Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, 9,

Zappavigna M; Martin JR, 2014, 'Mater Dolorosa: Negotiating Support in NSW Youth Justice Conferencing', International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, 27, pp. 263 - 275,

Zappavigna M, 2014, 'Ambient affiliation in Microblogging: Bonding around the quotidian', Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, May 2014, pp. 97 - 103,;dn=353943105655374;res=IELLCC

Yaoqin X, 2014, 'Book review: Michele Zappavigna, Tacit Knowledge and Spoken Discourse', Discourse Studies, 16, pp. 585 - 587,

Zappavigna M, 2014, 'Enacting identity in microblogging through ambient affiliation', Discourse and Communication, 8, pp. 209 - 228,

Zappavigna M, 2014, 'enjoy your snags australia... oh and the voting thing too #ausvotes #auspol: Iconisation and affiliation in microblogging during election campaigns', Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, 8, pp. 1 - 16,

Martin JR; Zappavigna M; Dwyer P, 2013, 'Users in uses of language: embodied identity in Youth justice Conferencing', Text & Talk, 33, pp. 467 - 496,

Martin J; Zappavigna M, 2013, 'Youth Justice Conferencing as ceremonial redress', International Journal of Law, Language and Discourse, 3, pp. 103 - 142,

Zappavigna M, 2011, 'Ambient Affiliation: A linguistic perspective on Twitter', New Media and Society, 13, pp. 788 - 806,

Zappavigna M; Partick J, 2010, 'Eliciting tacit knowledge about requirement analysis with a Grammar-targeted Interview Method', European Journal of Information Systems, pp. 49 - 59

Martin JR; Zappavigna M; Dwyer P, 2009, 'Negotiating narrative: Story structure and identity in youth justice conferencing', Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 3, pp. 221 - 254

Zappavigna MS, 2005, 'Tacit knowledge in communities of practice', , pp. 508 - 513,

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