Essays about: "English Newspapers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words English Newspapers.

  1. 1. LIFE IN ISOLATION - A Corpus-Based Study of the Use of the Word Element Iso during the Covid-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tove Nilsson; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : English; blending; clipping; compounding; coronavirus corpus; Covid-19; English word-formation; neologisms; semantics; vocabulary;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study is to investigate frequencies and semantic usages of the word element iso in a corpus of newspapers and magazines related to COVID-19, the so called the Coronavirus Corpus. The coronavirus pandemic has led to many new words and expressions and it is thus of interest to examine how often such neologisms are used, as well as what they might communicate semantically. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing the Swedish Huawei Ban : A comparative case study of Chinese English-language and Swedish newspapers’ framing of the Huawei ban in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Lily Chan; [2021]
    Keywords : Huawei; Huawei ban; Framing; Media; Newspapers; Sweden; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examined and compared the framing of Swedish and Chinese English-language newspapers about the Huawei ban in Sweden. Drawing on Robert Entman (1993) definitions of framing and Bodystun et al. (2014) policy frames codebook. READ MORE

  3. 3. He passed away watching people die on TV : A corpus study about euphemisms for to die, dying or dead in American English

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Hampus Kamph; [2021]
    Keywords : Taboo; Euphemisms; Death; Dead; Dying;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate the use and frequency of euphemisms for die, dying or dead in the American English-language using the Corpus of Contemporary American English. To fulfill the purpose, three research questions were answered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conspiracy Theories and the Polarized Polish Press : Systemic and Event Conspiracy Narratives in Polish Daily Newspapers during the Presidential Election Campaign in 2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Olivia Rachwol; [2021]
    Keywords : Poland; Conspiracy Theories; Conspiracy Narratives; Narrative Analysis; political parties; Polish media coverage; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis takes its cue from Polish sociologist Franciszek Czech (2019), who argued that the saturation of Polish magazines with conspiracy narratives suggests a deep polarization of the Polish society on a political level. Systemic and event conspiracy narratives frequently featured in media outlets both associated with the ruling Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (PiS) and its opposition Platforma Obywatelska (PO) as the PiS’ biggest opponent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Japanese and South Korean Aging Populations in Media Narratives, 2006-2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Tommi Siltala; [2021]
    Keywords : Japan; South Korea; Western; Aging; Narrative; Media; Discourse; Neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Rapid aging of the societies and falling birth rates across the world are among the most significant contemporary socioeconomic problems. Meanwhile, in the era of ‘Fake News’ the construction of the media narratives has become increasingly relevant. READ MORE