Publication details [#60407]

Hodges, Adam. 2015. Ideologies of language and race in US media discourse about the Trayvon Martin shooting. Language in Society 44 (3) : 401–423.
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Cambridge University Press


This article examines to what degree the televised American media's race and racism discourse following the killing of an African American youth by a neighborhood watcher in 2012, stays imbedded in folk ideas of race and language and to what level (if at all) it transcends them.