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Evaluation and stance in war news [electronic resource] : a linguistic analysis of American, British and Italian television news reporting of the 2003 Iraqi war / edited by Louann Haarman, Linda Lombardo.

Contributor(s): Haarman, Louann | Lombardo, Linda.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Corpus and discourseResearch in corpus and discourse: Publisher: London : Continuum, c2009Description: 1 online resource (viii, 216 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441169549 (electronic bk.); 1441169547 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Mass media and the war | Television broadcasting of news -- Great Britain | Television broadcasting of news -- Italy | Television broadcasting of news -- United States | Mass media and language -- Great Britain | Mass media and language -- Italy | Mass media and language -- United States | Discourse analysis | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media Studies | Fernsehsendung | Nachrichtensendung | Berichterstattung | Irakkrieg | Sprache | Gro�britannien | Italien | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evaluation and stance in war news.DDC classification: 302.2345014 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Louann Haarman and Linda Lombardo -- Mark-up and the narrative structure of television news / Anna Marchi and Marco Venuti -- The news presenter as socio-cultural construct / Linda Lombardo -- The news presenter and the television audience: a comparative perspective of the use of we and you / Laura Ferrarotti -- Wide angles and narrow views: the Iraq conflict in embed and other war zone reports / Caroline Clark -- Decoding codas: evaluation in reporter and correspondent news talk / Louann Haarman -- 'If it wasn't rolling, it never happened': the role of visual elements in television news / Maxine Lipson -- News is reporting what was said: techniques and patterns of attribution / Roberta Piazza.
Summary: In a world in which advanced communication technologies have made the reporting of disasters and conflicts (also in the form of breaking news) a familiar and 'normalised' activity, the information we present here about television news reporting of the 2003 war in Iraq has implications that go beyond this particular conflict. Evaluation and Stance in War News functions as a tool kit for the critical evaluation of language in the news, both as raw data in need of interpretation and as carefully packaged products of 'information management' in need of 'unpacking'. The chapters offer an array of t.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-209) and index.

Introduction / Louann Haarman and Linda Lombardo -- Mark-up and the narrative structure of television news / Anna Marchi and Marco Venuti -- The news presenter as socio-cultural construct / Linda Lombardo -- The news presenter and the television audience: a comparative perspective of the use of we and you / Laura Ferrarotti -- Wide angles and narrow views: the Iraq conflict in embed and other war zone reports / Caroline Clark -- Decoding codas: evaluation in reporter and correspondent news talk / Louann Haarman -- 'If it wasn't rolling, it never happened': the role of visual elements in television news / Maxine Lipson -- News is reporting what was said: techniques and patterns of attribution / Roberta Piazza.

In a world in which advanced communication technologies have made the reporting of disasters and conflicts (also in the form of breaking news) a familiar and 'normalised' activity, the information we present here about television news reporting of the 2003 war in Iraq has implications that go beyond this particular conflict. Evaluation and Stance in War News functions as a tool kit for the critical evaluation of language in the news, both as raw data in need of interpretation and as carefully packaged products of 'information management' in need of 'unpacking'. The chapters offer an array of t.

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