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Constructing the European Union in Canadian News

  title={Constructing the European Union in Canadian News},
  author={Steffi Retzlaff and Stefan G{\"a}nzle},
This paper analyses the representation of the EU in Canadian print media focusing in particular on the EU’s 50th anniversary in March 2007. Assuming that the ways by which the European Union (EU) is being construed by the world media co-determines the EU’s role and, probably, its effectiveness as an international actor, we apply this hypothesis to the case of Canada. By utilising Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) as our methodological tool, this paper analyses the reception and representation… Expand

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