Publication details [#57523]

Pérez-Sobrino, Paula. 2013. Personification and ideology in the American media coverage of the Iranian Green Revolution. Text & Talk 33 (2) : 233–258.
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De Gruyter


Recognizing the potential of metaphor as a (partially mapping) key resource in the construction and reproduction of ideological news discourses and drawing on critical metaphor analysis (Charteris-Black 2004), this paper aims to decipher to what degree New York Times articles reporting on the Iranian Green Revolution (June 2009), permit the inclusion of the Iranian protesters into the Western “Friendly Us” whilst blaming the Iranian government as an “Evil Them.”