Popular News Discourse: American and British newspapers 1833-1988

Special issue of Journal of Historical Pragmatics 15:2 (2014)

[Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 15:2] 2014.  v, 172 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Exploring the language of the popular in American and British newspapers 1833–1988: Introduction
Martin Conboy
The emergence of the news paradigm in the English provincial press: A case study of the Midland Daily Telegraph
Rachel Matthews
“Half a loaf is better than none” The framing of political and national identity in Welsh border newspapers in the aftermath of the Mold Riots, 1869
Simon Gwyn Roberts
“Dirt, death and disease” Newspaper discourses on public health in the construction of the modern British city
Carole O’Reilly
“…but there were no broken legs” The emerging genre of football match reports in The Times in the 1860s
Jan Chovanec
Ideological closure in newspaper political language during the U.S. 1872 election campaign
Dafnah Strauss
The emergence of “jingo” and “jingoism” as political terms in public debate in Great Britain (1878–1880)
Elliot King
Popular newspaper discourse: The case of UK TV criticism from the 1950s to the 1980s
Paul Rixon

Main BIC Subject

CFG: Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009010: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative