Жанровые и языковые особенности блогов политиков
The article describes the peculiarities of blogs of politicians in terms of topic, communicative aim, of author’s image, communicative future and language expression, with a special emphasis on the functioning of precedent statements. It is argued that the status of a special genre variety should be allotted to blogs of politicians. From the point of view of communicative purpose the blogs of politicians combine informative and evaluative potential. The strategy of self-presentation and positive political image creation in the politician’s blog make anonymity, characteristic of non-political blogs, impossible. The blogs of politicians possess lower interactivity in comparison with other types of blogs.