Evaluation in Media Discourse: Analysis of a Newspaper Corpus

Evaluation in Media Discourse: Analysis of a Newspaper Corpus

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ISBN-13: 9781847063342
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Series: Corpus and Discourse
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Monika Bednarek is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction I. Evaluation and newspaper discourse 1. Analysing evaluation in the news 2. The news story in its context 3. Delimiting evaluation 4. A new theory of evaluation II. Evaluation in the press: a corpus-based analysis 5. Evaluation in the press: a corpus-based pragmatic analysis III. Empirical and theoretical issues 6. Evaluation: broadsheets vs. tabloids 7. Implications for a new theory of evaluation References Appendices

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