Analysing Newspapers

An Approach from Critical Discourse Analysis

Author: John E. Richardson

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137136731

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

View: 4042

This book offers both an understanding of newspaper reporting and a means for readers to develop their own critical analysis. Using a wealth of contemporary case studies, students are taught how the language of journalism works, providing students with an accessible and user-friendly guide to analyzing newspapers around the globe.

Pulling Newspapers Apart

Analysing Print Journalism

Author: Bob Franklin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113409440X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 5759

Pulling Newspapers Apart: Analysing Print Journalism explores contemporary UK national and local newspapers at a significant and pivotal moment in their development when some pundits are busily, if mistakenly, announcing their demise. The book offers a detailed examination of features which previous studies have tended to neglect, such as editorial formats (News, Op Ed pages, readers’ letters, cartoons, obituaries, advice columns, features and opinion columns), aspects of newspaper design (page layout, photographs, supplements, online editions, headlines, the emergence of the compact and Berliner editions), newspaper contents (sport, sex and Page 3, royalty, crime, moral panics and politics) as well as the content of newspapers which is not generated by in house journalists (advertising, TV listings, horoscopes, agency copy and public relations materials). This innovative and accessibly written collection provides journalism and media students with an invaluable study of newspapers in the digital age.


Thematische Korpora als Basis diskurslinguistischer Analysen

Author: Ekkehard Felder,Marcus Müller,Friedemann Vogel

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110269570

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 580

View: 7905

Der Band widmet sich in Theorie und Empirie der Frage, wie sprachpragmatische Phänomene korpuslinguistisch untersucht werden können. Die Beiträge aus der Germanistik, Anglistik und Romanistik diskutieren korpuspragmatische Verfahren, Ergebnisse und Infrastrukturen aus den Forschungsfeldern Critical Discourse Analysis, Diskurslinguistik nach Foucault, Sprechaktforschung, Computerlinguistik und historische Pragmatik. Im Mittelpunkt des in diesem Sammelband adressierten Forschungskontextes stehen Untersuchungen von Form-Funktions-Korrelationen an aufbereiteten Korpusdaten. An Beispielen themengebundener Korpora (also inhaltlich zusammengehörender Texte und Gespräche als Ausschnitt eines Diskurses) werden die spezifischen Erkenntnispotentiale eines Zusammenspiels von korpuslinguistischen Beschreibungsverfahren und sprachpragmatischen Fragestellungen demonstriert. Dabei geht es erstens um die Methodologie der Korpuspragmatik, zweitens um die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen konkreter Anwendungen und drittens um neue Spezial-Infrastrukturen für korpuspragmatische Anliegen. So entsteht ein umfassender Überblick über die aktuelle korpuslinguistische Diskussion in wichtigen Feldern der gegenwärtigen Pragmatik.

Mediated Football

Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender

Author: Jacco van Sterkenburg,Ramón Spaaij

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317432207

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 206

View: 7240

Football has become one of the most mediated cultural practices in modern Western societies, providing players, officials and spectators with implicit and often hidden discourses about race/ethnicity, national identity and gender. This book provides new and critical insights into how mediated football as a contested cultural practice influences, and is influenced by, discourses and stereotypes about race/ethnicity, nation and gender that operate at the local, national and global level. It analyzes both contemporary media representations and the ways these representations are negotiated, interpreted and used by football media audiences. These issues are explored across all media genres (print media, television, online, social media, film, and so forth) in a multidisciplinary and cross-cultural manner, with contributions from diverse disciplines and countries. This book was originally published as a special issue of Soccer and Society.

Sociology in Perspective

Author: Mark Kirby

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435331603

Category: Sociology

Page: 831

View: 1654

This text, specifically for AQA specifications, is designed to be easy and encouraging for students to use. The book contains updated material and activities together with a new chapter on study skills. It also indicates clearly where activities meet the new evidence requirements for key skills.

The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics

Author: Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy,Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111825726X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 704

View: 7625

Written by an international team of leading scholars, this groundbreaking reference work explores the nature of language change and diffusion, and paves the way for future research in this rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field. Features 35 newly-written essays from internationally acclaimed experts that reflect the growth and vitality of the burgeoning area of historical sociolinguistics Examines how sociolinguistic theoretical models, methods, findings, and expertise can be used to reconstruct a language's past in order to explain linguistic changes and developments Bridges the gap between the past and the present in linguistic studies Structured thematically into sections exploring: origins and theoretical assumptions; methods for the sociolinguistic study of the history of languages; linguistic and extra-linguistic variables; historical dialectology, language contact and diffusion; and attitudes to language


Author: Dominic Wyse,Russell Jones,Helen Bradford,Mary Anne Wolpert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134635850

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 5893

This fully updated second edition of Teaching English, Language and Literacy is an essential introduction for anyone learning to teach English at primary school level. Designed for students on initial teacher training courses, but also of great use to those teachers wanting to keep pace with the latest developments in their specialist subject. The book covers the theory and practice of teaching English, language and literacy and includes comprehensive analysis of the Primary National Strategy (PNS) Literacy Framework. Each chapter has a specific glossary to explain terms and gives suggestions for further reading. This second edition covers key areas that students, teachers and English co-ordinators have to manage, and includes advice on: developing reading, including advice on choosing texts, and the role of phonics improving writing skills, including advice on grammar and punctuation planning and assessing speaking and listening lessons working effectively with pupils who are multilingual understanding historical developments in the subject the latest thinking in educational policy and practice, the use of multimedia maintaining good home-school links. gender and the teaching of English language and literacy All these chapters include clear examples of practice, coverage of key issues, analysis of research, and reflections on national policy to encourage the best possible response to the demands of the National Curriculum.

Qualitative Discourse Analysis in the Social Sciences

Author: Ruth Wodak,Michał Krzyżanowski

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137047984

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

View: 7766

What does language tell us about society? This book explains how qualitative methods are used to analyse discourse across the social sciences. Drawing on a range of examples, from political speeches to internet chat, it solves the practical problems of research design and application. This is a key resource for all social scientists.

The Language of Crime and Deviance

An Introduction to Critical Linguistic Analysis in Media and Popular Culture

Author: Andrea Mayr,David Machin

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441198911

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 5144

There is now a long tradition of academic literature in media studies and criminology that has analysed how we come to think about crime, deviance and punishment. This book for the first time deals specifically with the role of language in this process, showing how critical linguistic analysis can provide further crucial insights into media representations of crime and criminals. Through case studies the book develops a toolkit for the analysis of language and images in examples taken from a range of media. Â The Language of Crimeand Deviance covers spoken, written and visual media discourses and focuses on a number of specific areas of crime and criminal justice, including media constructions of young people and women; media and the police, 'reality' crime shows; corporate crime; prison and drugs.It is therefore a welcome and valuable contribution to the fields of linguistics, criminology, media and cultural studies.

Media Semiotics

An Introduction, Second Edition

Author: Jonathan Bignell

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719062056

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 241

View: 4307

Using examples such as "Big Brother" and "Billy Elliot", Bignell offers a comprehensive, intelligent and readable introduction into the critical approach in contemporary media studies. This second edition includes sections on men's style magazines, docusoaps and "reality TV".

Language and Journalism

Author: John Richardson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317988736

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

View: 4297

This book is an indispensable "cutting edge" book for students and researchers of journalism studies seeking a text that illustrates and applies a range of linguistic and discourse-analytic approaches to the analysis of journalism. While the form, function and politics of the language of journalism have attracted scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines, too often this analysis has reduced the work of journalists to text-characteristics alone. In contrast, this collection is united by the principle that journalistic discourse is always socially situated and the result of a series of processes – produced by journalists in accordance with particular production techniques and in specific institutional settings – and as such, analysis requires more than the methods offered by linguists. The contributors to this book draw on a range of the most prominent theoretical and methodological approaches to media discourse – including Conversation Analysis, Critical Discourse Analysis, the APPRAISAL framework, Multi-modal Analysis and Rhetoric – in making sense of the language of newspapers (national, local and minority press), television and online journalism. Written in an engaging style by distinguished academic authorities, this book provides a state-of-the-art review of the subject. This book was published as a special issue of Journalism Studies.

GCSE Citizenship Studies: GCSE Citizenship Exam Techniques

Author: Peter Brett

Publisher: Folens Limited

ISBN: 9781843030188

Category: Citizenship

Page: 96

View: 7559

Written by the Chair of Examiners for a major exam board, GCSE Citizenship Studies Britain offers a 15 week guided revision programme for students of all abilities studying the new GCSE Citizenship Studies course.

Facing the East in the West

Images of Eastern Europe in British Literature, Film and Culture

Author: Barbara Korte,Eva Ulrike Pirker,Sissy Helff

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042030496

Category: History

Page: 480

View: 5008

Over the last decade, migration flows from Central and Eastern Europe have become an issue in political debates about human rights, social integration, multiculturalism and citizenship in Great Britain. The increasing number of Eastern Europeans living in Britain has provoked ambivalent and diverse responses, including representations in film and literature that range from travel writing, humorous fiction, mockumentaries, musicals, drama and children's literature to the thriller. The present volume discusses a wide range of representations of Eastern and Central Europe and its people as reflected in British literature, film and culture. The book offers new readings of authors who have influenced the cultural imagination since the nineteenth century, such as Bram Stoker, George Bernard Shaw, Joseph Conrad and Arthur Koestler. It also discusses the work of more contemporary writers and film directors including Sacha Baron Cohen, David Cronenberg, Vesna Goldsworthy, Kapka Kassabova, Marina Lewycka, Ken Loach, Mike Phillips, Joanne K. Rowling and Rose Tremain. With its focus on post-Wall Europe, Facing the East in the Westgoes beyond discussions of migration to Britain from an established postcolonial perspective and contributes to the current exploration of 'new' European identities.

The Celtic Languages in Contact

Author: Hildegard L. C. Tristram

Publisher: Universitätsverlag Potsdam

ISBN: 3940793078

Category: Celtic languages

Page: 336

View: 785


The Future of Newspapers

Author: Bob Franklin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317990544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 390

View: 6428

The future of newspapers is hotly contested. Pessimistic pundits predict their imminent demise while others envisage a new era of participatory journalism online, with yet others advocating increased investment "in quality journalism" rather than free gifts and DVDs, as the necessary cure for the current parlous state of newspapers. Globally, newspapers confront highly variable prospects reflecting their location in different market sectors, countries and journalism cultures. But despite this diversity, they face similar challenges in responding to the increased competition from expansive radio and 24 hour television news channels; the emergence of free "Metro" papers; the delivery of news services on billboards, pod casts and mobile telephony; the development of online editions, as well as the burgeoning of blogs, citizen journalists and User Generated Content. Newspapers’ revenue streams are also under attack as advertising increasingly migrates online. This authoritative collection of research based essays by distinguished scholars and journalists from around the globe, brings together a judicious mix of academic expertise and professional journalistic experience to analyse and report on the future of newspapers. This book was published as special issues of Journalism Practice and Journalism Studies.

Vor dem Volksgericht

Verfahren gegen burgenländische NS-Täter, 1945-1955

Author: Gregor Holzinger,Harald Prickler,Susanne Uslu-Pauer,Eva Holpfer

Publisher: N.A


Category: Denazification

Page: 200

View: 1622


Women Leaders and Gender Stereotyping in the UK Press

A Poststructuralist Approach

Author: Judith Baxter

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319643282

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 162

View: 5002

This book explores how the UK press constructs and represents women leaders drawn from three professional spheres: politics, business, and the mass media. Despite significant career progress made by women leaders in these professions, many British newspapers continue to portray these women in stereotyped and essentialist ways: the extent to which this occurs tending to correspond with the political affiliation and target readership of the newspaper. The author analyses news media articles through three fresh perspectives: first, Kanter’s women leader stereotypes, second, a feminist agenda spectrum and third, a new ‘reflexive’ approach based on Feminist Poststructuralist Discourse Analysis. This book will appeal strongly to students and scholars of discourse analysis and media studies, and anyone with an interest in language, gender, leadership and feminism.

Analysing Professional Genres

Author: Anna Trosborg

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027250898

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 255

View: 1387

An understanding of genres in communication (written and spoken) is essential to professional success. This volume studies situationally appropriate responses in professional communication in face-to-face interaction and distance communication, from a socio-cognitive point of view. A traditional rhetorical approach does not give much insight in the ways in which genres are embedded in communicative activity or how actors draw upon genre knowledge to perform effectively. However, if genres are considered as embedded in social interaction “as typified forms of typified circumstances”, the rich dynamic aspects of genre knowledge can be disclosed. The chapters deal with genre knowledge in various settings, illustrating the impact of time, place, medium, skills and purpose, and some chapters deal with genre analysis in a broader sense giving ideas for applied genre analysis. The book is of interest to professionals and scholars in communication studies, discourse analysis, and social and cognitive science.

Multimodal Texts from Around the World

Cultural and Linguistic Insights

Author: W. Bowcher

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 023035534X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 330

View: 8595

A first in multimodal/multisemiotic discourse studies this collection of original articles by international scholars focuses primarily on texts from non-English speaking contexts. The illuminating insights enhance our understanding of how language and other semiotic resources construe specific cultural and social concerns.