‘Same, same but different’: representations of Chinese mainland and Hong Kong people in the press in post-1997 Hong Kong

@article{Lin2021SameSB,
  title={‘Same, same but different’: representations of Chinese mainland and Hong Kong people in the press in post-1997 Hong Kong},
  author={Yuting Lin and Mei-hua Chen and John Flowerdew},
  journal={Critical Discourse Studies},
  year={2021},
  volume={19},
  pages={364 - 383}
}
ABSTRACT After Hong Kong’s return to Chinese Sovereignty in 1997, the terms ‘mainlander’ and ‘Hongkonger’ have been widely used by English-language media in Hong Kong to differentiate between people from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong. This study examines representations of Chinese mainlanders and Hongkongers in a 17.4-million-token corpus containing 30,279 articles published between 1998 and 2019 by the South China Morning Post, a leading English-language newspaper in Hong Kong. By… 

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