author={{\'E}lisabeth Le},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={708 - 728}
This study addresses the question of the extent to which the representation of a national identity is a “prisoner of its past” and thus might represent an obstacle to the improvement of intercultural relations. Following a Critical Discourse Analysis approach, this paper investigates in particular how French and American collective memories of Communist Russia establish a framework for representations of post-Communist Russia in 1999–2000 editorials of Le Monde and The New York Times when… 
Neo-nationalism seeks strength from the gods: Yasukuni Shrine, collective memory and the Japanese press
This article examines Japanese press coverage of Premier Koizumi’s controversial visits to Yasukuni Shrine from 2001 to 2006. The shrine memorializes war dead, including 14 Class-A Second World War
Representations of the past in the Estonian Russian-language press: “own” or diaspora memory?
The article discusses the much-debated issue of collective identity among the Estonian Russian-speaking population from a different prism – based on representations of the past in the local
From “memory wars” to shared identities: Conceptualizing the transnationalisation of collective memory
This article seeks to advance the theoretical understanding and empirical operationalization of transnational collective memory. While the theoretical nature of collective memory has been thoroughly
“Translating” Russia: News Fixers and Foreign Correspondents in an Era of Political Uncertainty
ABSTRACT This article examines the work of news fixers based in Moscow, in hopes of better understanding the risks and challenges that they face as they “translate” Russia for foreign journalists.
By bringing together the theoretical approach of cultural memory studies and analysis of news discourse, this study analyses the devices and strategies anniversary news text employs in the social
Memory Matters: The Evolution of Scholarship in Collective Memory and Mass Communication
This essay explores the evolution of research in collective memory and mass communication, highlighting its interdisciplinary roots and looking to the future as this genre expands. Understanding the
Who lost what? An analysis of myth, loss, and proximity in news coverage of the Steubenville rape
This article extends previous research on the application of mythical news narratives in times of great community loss, death, or destruction by taking into account the role of perceived dominant
Media Framing of US Drone Policy in the National Press of Pakistan
United States drone policy has been fiercely debated both in the mediated and popular discourse in Pakistan. Despite the prevalence of the academic literature on drones, little is known hitherto how
Walking a Tightrope
We examine columns of three Pulitzer Prize-winning African American columnists to identify the frames they used to offer perspective on the candidacy and early administration of Barack Obama, the
La présence de la Grande Guerre dans les discours: persistance d’une « asymétrie » de la mémoire franco-allemande?
Malgré une multiplication de gestes de commémoration commune, de nombreuses études constatent des différences profondes du rôle de la Première Guerre mondiale dans la mémoire collective de


Finding Meaning in Memory: A Methodological Critique of Collective Memory Studies
The memory wave in the humanities has contributed to the impressive revival of cultural history, but the success of memory studies has not been accompanied by significant conceptual and
Mythscapes: memory, mythology, and national identity.
  • D. Bell
  • Sociology
    The British journal of sociology
  • 2003
It is argued that it is important to distinguish clearly between memory and mythology, both of which are essential to understanding national identity, for not only are the two concepts distinct, they can also act in opposition to each other.
Framing Public Life: Perspectives on Media and Our Understanding of the Social World
Framing Public Life: Perspectives on Media and Our Understanding of the Social World. Stephen D. Reese, Oscar H. Gandy Jr., and August E. Grant, eds. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.
Telling the Truth about History
This text examines the problem of historical truth. Seeking the roots of contemporary historical study in the Enlightenment, the authors argue that a model of historical research, based on neutrality
Journalistic Uses of Collective Memory
It has become cliched to assert that journalists write the first draft of history. Far less attention heas been paid to who does the rewrites. Frequently, second drafts of history are also written by
Framing Processes and Social Movements: An Overview and Assessment
■ Abstract The recent proliferation of scholarship on collective action frames and framing processes in relation to social movements indicates that framing processes have come to be regarded,
Methods of critical discourse analysis
What CDA is About - Ruth Wodak A Summary of It's History, Important Concepts and It's Development Between Theory, Method and Politics - Michael Meyer Positioning of the Approach to CDA Discourse and
Government's little helper: U.S. press coverage of foreign policy crises, 1945–1991
This article examines the implicit rules by which reporters determined the slant of news coverage of U.S. foreign policy crises from 1945 to 1991. The single most important rule was that reporters,
Social Identity: International Perspectives
PART ONE: REPRESENTATIONS OF SELF AND GROUP Regarding the Relationship between Social Identity and Personal Identity - Jean-Claude Deschamps and Thierry Devos Social Representations in Personal
Watergate In American Memory: How We Remember, Forget, And Reconstruct The Past
Part 1 Versions of Watergate: thinking with Watergate - constitutional crisis or scandal? revising Watergate - routine or aberration? collective memory and Watergate. Part 2 Watergate in American