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The Linguistics of Journalism

In the framework of discussions on the quality of journalism, one of the main issues that has been frequently ignored, is the intertextual importance of linguistics, and the responsibility of journalists in preserving the structure of language, while communicating facts in an accurate manner. In practice, the Media, sometimes can be a threat to linguistics but at the same time be an excellent tool in the creation of new expressions or even a brand new language or a new grammar. For those interested in analysing these issues and interacting with other members here at EJC, come join the discussion.

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Do we need critical linguistics and critical discourse analysis?

Started by Leon Craats. Last reply by Npong Balikawu Francis Mar 10, 2012. 1 Reply

What do we need to learn in order to effective move between analysis of texts, interactions, and also the social analyses of different types? Can you tell us something about the difficulties met…Continue

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Comment by Cerasela Radulescu on May 15, 2012 at 0:58

Hi, Leon! Count on me on this very interresting ideea about linguistics in journalism. Very useful, indeed! Thanks a lot.

Comment by Eliana van de Craats Lima on March 7, 2012 at 12:04

Hi Leon,

Great discussion!

Eliana

Comment by Hanna McLean on March 5, 2012 at 12:36

Hey Leon,

You are officially the administrator now. Have fun!

- Hanna

Comment by Leon Craats on March 5, 2012 at 12:32

Hi Hanna, thanks for approving The Linguistics of Journalism. I will be looking forward to welcome new members and to help answering your linguistic questions, as well, adding new posts related to the issues of journalism, grammar, new expressions, new languages, etc. Leon

 

 
 
 

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