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New media language, edited by Jean Aitchison and Diana M. Lewis

Summary
Investigating how changes to the world's media have affected, and been affected by, language this book explores a wide range of topics looking at the important and wide-ranging implications of these changes on the world - and our world-view
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Modern media discourse; Poles apart: globalization and the development of news discourse across the twentieth century; Modern media myths; Globalizing 'communication'; The new incivility: threat or promise?; Parochializing the global: language and the British tabloid press; Modes of the media; Reportage, literature and willed credulity; Speaking to Middle England: Radio Four and its listeners; Literacy and the new media: vita brevis, lingua brevis
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (224 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780203696965

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