New Media Language

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Foreword xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Modern Media Discourse 5
  • 1 - Poles Apart 7
  • 2 - Modern Media Myths 18
  • 3 - Globalizing 'Communication' 27
  • References 35
  • 4 - The New Incivility 36
  • 5 - Parochializing the Global 45
  • Part II - Modes of the Media 55
  • 6 - Repor Tage, Literature and Willed Credulity 57
  • 7 - Speaking to Middle England 65
  • 8 - Literacy and the New Media 75
  • 9 - Why Email Looks like Speech 85
  • 10 - Online News 95
  • Part III - Representations and Models 105
  • 11 - Wine Language 107
  • 12 - Rhetoric, Bluster and On-Line Gaffes 116
  • 13 - Politics is Mar Riage and Show Business 126
  • 14 - Emotional Diy and Proper 136
  • 15 - Language and American 'Good Taste' 146
  • Part IV - The Effect of the Media on Language 157
  • 16 - Noun Phrases in Media Texts 159
  • 17 - Compressed Noun-Phrase Str Uctures in Newspaper Discourse 169
  • 18 - Newspapers and Neologisms 182
  • 19 - Reliable Authority 187
  • 20 - From Ar Mageddon to War 193
  • Index 204
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