The discursive construction of anti-European sentiment in the texts

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Title: The discursive construction of anti-European sentiment in the texts
Authors: Valdeón García, Roberto Antonio
Keywords: Periódicos digitales | Europeísmo | Identidad nacional | Lenguaje periodístico | Análisis crítico del discurso | Reino Unido
Issue Date: Nov-2006
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesa
Citation: VALDEÓN GARCÍA, Roberto Antonio. “The discursive construction of anti-European sentiment in the texts”. Revista alicantina de estudios ingleses. No. 19 (Nov. 2006). ISSN 0214-4808, pp. 405-431
Abstract: The critical study of language has payed particular attention to the discursive construction of concepts such as national identity, ideology or hegemony. In this paper we applied Fairclough's three-dimensional model of CDA to the presentation of European matters in the online texts of The Times, a mass medium noted for its traditional alliance with the British political and economic establishment, analysing the discursive strategies used by text producers in the headlines, leads and stories of 84 reports, opinion articles and editorials in an attempt to identify the ideological components imbued by the text producers and, thus, establish the degree of impartiality towards the European issue and whether the discourse used by this mass medium is an example of the traditional British resistance towards EU integration.
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ISSN: 0214-4808
DOI: 10.14198/raei.2006.19.22
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses - 2006, No. 19

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