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Journalism and the Political

Discursive Tensions in News Coverage of Russia

Journalism and the Political( )
Author: Macgilchrist, Felicitas
Series title:Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-90-272-0631-2
Publication Date:Feb 2011
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $143.00
Book Description:

Journalism is often thought of as the 'fourth estate' of democracy. This book suggests that journalism plays a more radical role in politics, and explores new ways of thinking about news media discourse. It develops an approach to investigating both hegemonic discourse and discursive fissures, inconsistencies and tensions. By analysing international news coverage of post-Soviet Russia, including the Beslan hostage-taking, Gazprom, Litvinenko and human rights issues, it demonstrates the...
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Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Semantics
Social Science / Media Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.555 Inches
Book Weight:1.408 Pounds



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