Martin Conboy is a Reader in Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of several books on the history and language of journalism, co-editor of the Journalism Studies:Key Texts series at SAGE, and serves on the editorial boards of Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism; Journalism Studies; and Media History.
Charts the connections between the language of journalism in England and its social impact on audiences from the seventeenth century to the present day.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: The Social Nature of Newspaper Language
1. Society Writes Back
2. Putting on a Style
3. Radical Rhetoric
4. Shaping The Social Market
5. A Message From America: A Commercial Vernacular6. Tabloid Talk: Twentieth Century Template
7. Technology and the Restructuring of a Public Idiom
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