Publication details [#53230]

Cheng, Winnie and Phoenix W.Y. Lam. 2010. Media discourses in Hong Kong: change in representation of human rights. Text & Talk 30 (5) : 507–527.
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De Gruyter


This paper discusses the ideological shift (from a merely nationalistic to a culturally dynamic phenomenon) in the representation of human rights issues in a corpus of newspaper articles from a leading English newspaper in Hong Kong in a period before and after the handover to China in 1997.