News on the Web in Arabic and English

Description

The Web has become an important source of news, with distinctive features of form and content, making web-news different from other traditional types of news and requiring different analytical tools. This research consists of an analysis of the news presented by the CNN on its websites in Arabic and English. The research is interdisciplinary in nature. It is based mainly in the field of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), with insights from other disciplines, such as multimodal discourse analysis, functional linguistics and translation studies. The analysed data consisted of stories collected from both sites in Arabic and English, as well as a users' questionnaire distributed and collected online. For the purpose of triangulation, the analysis included multimodal, quantitative and qualitative analyses of the collected new stories and the questionnaire data. The book is addressed to researchers and students in the fields of Linguistics, Translation Studies and Media Studies.

Details

Author(s)
Mekki Elbadri
Format
Paperback | 220 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
Publication date
27 Aug 2010
Publisher
VDM Verlag
Publication City/Country
Germany
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
3639285301
ISBN13
9783639285307