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Corpus approaches to language in the media

Jaworska, S. (2018) Corpus approaches to language in the media. In: Cotter, C. and Perrin, D. (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Language and Media. Routledge. ISBN 9781138014176

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The main aim of this chapter is to offer an overview of research that has adopted the methodology of Corpus Linguistics to study aspects of language use in the media. The overview begins by introducing the key principles and analytical tools adopted in corpus research. To demonstrate the contribution of corpus approaches to media linguistics, a selection of recent corpus studies is subsequently discussed. The final section summarises the strengths and limitations of corpus approaches and discusses avenues for further research.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Literature and Languages > English Language and Applied Linguistics
ID Code:40957
Uncontrolled Keywords:corpus linguistics, media, discourse analysis, corpus-assisted discourse analysis
Publisher:Routledge

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