Publication details [#66329]

Bouko, Catherine, Olivier Standaert and Astrid Vandendaele. 2019. Being a journalist in a multilingual country: Representations of Dutch among Belgian French-speaking journalists. Multilingua 38 (3) : 231–252.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This article explores how the francophone TV audience in Belgium is introduced to the Flemish community and its language via daily news broadcasts. It considers how the Dutch language is employed when francophone journalists prepare and generate their reports up until the actual broadcast.