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New(s) Racism: A discourse analytical approach

  title={New(s) Racism: A discourse analytical approach},
  author={Teun Adrianus van Dijk},
In this chapter we critically study the way news in the press may contribute to what is sometimes called the new racism . Since news reports are a type of text, our approach will be discourse analytical . This means that we do not treat news as transparent messages whose contents may be analysed in a superficial, quantitative way. Rather, we examine the complex structures and strategies of news reports and their relations to the social context. In our case, the social context consists of the… 

The marginalization of ethnic minorities in the news - a New Zealand case study

This article uses critical discourse analysis to investigate audience criticism of the news media's marginalization of ethnic minority members in New Zealand through the use of the words 'New Zealand

Ethnic diversity in television news: an Australian case study

It is at times of stress that the media come under particular scrutiny amid fears that they have the capacity to make a bad situation worse. Over time, this has led researchers to focus on the

Is social inequality perpetuated through media discourse? A critical discourse analysis of representations of ethnicity in the Manchester Evening News

The mass medias play an important role in constructing the audience’s notions of selfhood, concepts of gender and class, beliefs regarding ethnicity and race, ideas about nationality, and what

Discourses on Immigration in Times of Economic Crisis: A Critical Perspective

The press is generally regarded as a reliable source of information with however the capacity to propagate ideologies, social conceptions and beliefs. In this regard, it seems evident that the social

Racismo discursivo - o debate sobre a política de cotas para negros na imprensa

EnglishThis article deals with discursive racism. We examine the way as the Brazilian press presented the debate concerning the affirmative action policy for blacks in universities, an initiative

Polarized Discourse in the Egyptian News: Critical Discourse Analysis Perspective.

The aim of this study is to investigate ideological structures of polarized discourse coded in the reports of two online news websites: egyptindependent and ikwanweb . The study focuses on online

Polyphonic Approaches to Race in Discourse Analysis

The ways in which we talk and write about the constructs of race and ethnicity are influenced by our societal systems, which tend to serve the more powerful and create a monologic discourse. Taking a

Where others fear to tread: the role of journalists in the creation and spreading of negative stereotypes about Roma people

This paper deals with the representation of ethnic minorities in the media, focusing mainly on the role of the journalist. It approaches news stories through the prism of the media construction of

Cultural Journalism in the Nordic Countries

In an era when culture itself has become central to political debates, when boundaries between hard news and soft news, facts and opinion are dissolving, cultural journalism contributes to democratic

Once Were Warriors - a model that matters and a mirror of concerns

In  this  article,  I  will  focus  on  connections  between  media,  culture and society  in order to understand two prototypical Maori responses to the film. The two kinds of responses are captured



News as Discourse

VAN DIJK, TEUN A., News as Discourse Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1988. $29.95 cloth. This book attempts the development of a "new, interdisciplinary theory of news in the press" (p. vii). It

Approaches to media discourse

This collection brings together in one volume current leading approaches to the study of media discourse.

Language in the News

“Where do languages come from?”, The Economist asks in Babel or babble?. “That is a question as old as human beings’ ability to pose it. But it has two sorts of answer. The first is evolutionary: