Non-Fiction Books:

The Language of Newspapers

Socio-historical Perspectives

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The Language of Newspapers by Martin Conboy
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Description

This book charts the connections between the language of journalism in England and its social impact on audiences and social and political debates from the first emergence of periodical publications in the seventeeth century to the present day. It extends work done on the language of the media to include an historical perspective, adding to wider contemporary debates about the social impact of the media. It draws upon the field of historical pragmatics, while retaining a concentration on the development of a particular form of media language, the newspaper, and its role in refracting and contributing to social developments. Dialogue is created between sociolinguistics and journalism studies. It is ideally suited to advanced students in these areas and in linguistics and media studies in general.

Author Biography

Martin Conboy is a Reader in Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield., UK. He is author of several books on journalism studies, editor of the Journalism Studies series at SAGE, and serves on the editorial board of Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism
Release date Australia
February 18th, 2010
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
186
Dimensions
156x234x12
ISBN-13
9781847061805
Product ID
3710983

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