The Language of Newspapers explores the ways in which the press portrays current events. From the ideological bias of the press, to the role of headlines in newspaper articles and ways in which newspapers relate to their audience, the book provides a comprehensive analysis of newspaper language.
The second edition has been substantially rewritten and includes a range of new texts. Features include:
* a new introduction, taking account of recent developments in the media
* recent newspaper articles on a range of subjects, from Jeffrey Archer's conviction to the journalist captured for suspected spying in Afghanistan * a new introduction, taking account of recent developments in the media
* new activities and commentaries to support student-directed study
* a 'further resources' section with details of on-line newspapers and websites to visit.
This edition also contains Persuasion Equation: The Subtle Science of Getting Your Way
About: The Language of Newspapers :* examines how the press is ideologically biased* explores the stylistic contrasts in the portrayal of current events* includes numerous text examples from a range of broadsheets and tabloids.
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