This clearly written book is a must-have for anyone wanting to conduct linguistic or discursive analysis of news texts. Covering a wide range of approaches, the authors combine a succinct overview of key studies and recent developments in the field with their own analyses of written and spoken texts, images and video footage. The breadth of coverage ensures that the book will be of benefit to students and researchers at all levels of experience. (Dr Paul Baker, Lancaster University, UK)News Discourse
presents a comprehensive view of the features of and main approaches to its subject, and is a timely contribution to news discourse analysis and news writing. It is much to be recommended not only to any student, lecturer or researcher interested in news discourse, but also to news writers, editors and photographers alike (Peipei Jia and Jingyuan Zhang, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China Functions of Language, 21:3
The book is a valuable resource as it provides interesting theoretical and methodological means for analyzing news discourse[.]Overall, this book.is a valuable contribution for the enrichment of scholarship concerning news discourse. (Paolo Nino Valdez, De La Salle University Discourse Studies
Cutting edge introduction to news discourse, offering an authoritative guide to analyzing language and images and in print and online.