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Hoeken, Hans, José Sanders and Kobie van Krieken. 2015. Viewpoint representation in journalistic crime narratives: An analysis of grammatical roles and referential expressions. Journal of Pragmatics 88 : 220–230.
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This study states that the strategic use of grammatical roles and referential expressions in journalistic crime narratives helps to render the standpoint of eyewitnesses to offensive criminal acts and places the reader in the situation of a “mediated witness”.