Far-Right Media as Imitated Counterpublicity: A Discourse Analysis on Racial Meaning and Identity on Vdare.com

@article{Tischauser2019FarRightMA,
  title={Far-Right Media as Imitated Counterpublicity: A Discourse Analysis on Racial Meaning and Identity on Vdare.com},
  author={Jeff Tischauser and Kevin Musgrave},
  journal={Howard Journal of Communications},
  year={2019},
  volume={31},
  pages={282 - 296}
}
Abstract Calling attention to a lack of analytical clarity regarding far-right media within alternative media literature, we seek to answer the question: what is far-right about far-right media? Turning to Vdare.com, a prominent right-wing website run by white nationalist Peter Brimelow that publishes under the tagline “The Premier News for Patriotic Immigration Reform,” we examine racial representation, as well as the sourcing practices used by their contributors. Employing discourse analysis… 

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