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Gossip

  • By: Robert Wade Kenny
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Gossip is a name commonly given to certain ways of talking about human affairs, whether the talk is retrospective, contemporary, or anticipatory. Gossip exists in private life and public life, in whispers between friends and headlines in magazines. There are gossip ...

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