Television Discourse: Analysing Language in the Media

Television Discourse: Analysing Language in the Media

by Nuria Lorenzo-Dus
     
 

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What is the connection between what is said on TV and how it is said? Structured around key features of television discourse, Nuria Lorenzo-Dus examines the specific forms and structures of talk across media genres. Using data from programmes as varied as news bulletins and political speeches to makeover and talk shows, Television Discourse examines four defining…  See more details below

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What is the connection between what is said on TV and how it is said? Structured around key features of television discourse, Nuria Lorenzo-Dus examines the specific forms and structures of talk across media genres. Using data from programmes as varied as news bulletins and political speeches to makeover and talk shows, Television Discourse examines four defining characteristics of the current broadcast landscape: Storytelling, Closeness, Conflict and Persuasion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403934284
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

NURIA LORENZO-DUS is a Reader in the in the Department of English Language and Literature at Swansea University, UK.

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