Publication details [#53790]

Pounds, Gabrina. 2010. Attitude and subjectivity in Italian and British hard-news reporting: The construction of a culture-specific ‘reporter’ voice. Discourse Studies 12 (1) : 106–137.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
SAGE Publications


This paper examines to what extent the most objective ‘reporter voice’, as discerned by Martin and White (2005) in English hard-news reporting, is also present in Italian reporting. Similarities and dissimilarities in reporting styles are considered and reference is made to possible underlying social and cultural variables.