Paternalism in China Daily’s coverage of Chinese Muslims (2001–2015)

  title={Paternalism in China Daily’s coverage of Chinese Muslims (2001–2015)},
  author={M. Ye and Peter Thomas},
  journal={Discourse \& Communication},
  pages={314 - 331}
This article explores the media representation of Muslims using critical discourse analysis (CDA). It emphasises the discursive construction of governmental paternalism that forms the dominant ideological disposition of China Daily’s (CD) coverage. The results reveal how Chinese official English newspapers facilitate the government’s dissemination of paternalistic discourse in the news of a large population of Chinese Muslims over the period. The investigation combines topic modelling with… Expand

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