COLLECTIVE MEMORIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF NATIONAL IDENTITY IN EDITORIALS

@article{Le2006COLLECTIVEMA,
  title={COLLECTIVE MEMORIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF NATIONAL IDENTITY IN EDITORIALS},
  author={{\'E}lisabeth Le},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={708 - 728}
}
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