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.
JOHN E. RICHARDSON is Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies at Loughborough University, UK. He is co-author of Key Concepts in Journalism Studies and co-editor of Muslims and the News Media.
Introduction: Newspaper Discourse.- Analysing Newspapers: Context, Text and Consequence.- Analysing Texts: Some Concepts and Tools of Linguistic Analysis.- Discursive Practices: Producing Print Journalism.- Social Practices: Journalism and the Material World.- Applying Discourse Analysis: Argumentation and Letters to the Editor.- Critical Discourse Analysis: War Reporting.- Conclusion.- Glossary.- References.