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The language of newspapers : socio-historical perspectives

Author: Martin Conboy
Publisher: London : Continuum, ©2010.
Series: Advances in sociolinguistics.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Conboy, Martin.
Language of newspapers.
London : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2010278309
(OCoLC)432983102
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Conboy
ISBN: 9781441126061 1441126066
OCLC Number: 676697306
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 176 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction: The social nature of newspaper language; 1. Society writes back; 2. Putting on a style: The contours of a public sphere; 3. Radical rhetoric: Challenging patterns of control; 4. Shaping the social market; 5. A message from America: A commercial vernacular; 6. Tabloid talk: Twentieth-century template; 7. Technology and newspaper language: The reshaping of public communication; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Advances in sociolinguistics.
Responsibility: Martin Conboy.

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