Semantics of a Press Panic: The Tamil `Invasion'

  title={Semantics of a Press Panic: The Tamil `Invasion'},
  author={Teun Adrianus van Dijk},
  journal={European Journal of Communication},
  • T. V. Dijk
  • Published 1 June 1988
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The immigration of Tamil refugees to the Netherlands resulted in a press `panic' which indicated the existence of a dominant consensus hostile to the Tamil `invasion'. A semantic analysis of the di... 
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