ABSTRACT

First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

chapter Chapter 1|9 pages

Introduction: the importance of language in the news

chapter Chapter 2|15 pages

The social construction of news

chapter Chapter 3|21 pages

Language and representation

chapter Chapter 4|20 pages

Conversation and consensus

chapter Chapter 5|25 pages

Analytic tools: critical linguistics

chapter Chapter 6|19 pages

Discrimination in discourse: gender and power

chapter Chapter 7|10 pages

Terms of abuse and of endearment

chapter Chapter 8|26 pages

Attitudes to power

chapter Chapter 9|24 pages

A Press scare: the salmonella-in-eggs affair

chapter Chapter 10|38 pages

The salmonella-in-eggs affair: Pandora’s box

chapter Chapter 11|14 pages

Leading the people: editorial authority

chapter Chapter 12|13 pages

Conclusion: prospects for critical news analysis