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Author Johnson, Sally
Title Language Ideologies and Media Discourse : Texts, Practices, Politics
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2010
©2009
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (309 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
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Series Advances in Sociolinguistics Ser
Advances in Sociolinguistics Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 Critical intersections: language ideologies and media discourse -- PART I: STANDARDS AND STANDARDIZATION IN NATIONAL AND GLOBAL CONTEXTS -- 2 Prescriptivism in and about the media: a comparative analysis of corrective practices in Greece and Germany -- 3 Globalizing standard Spanish: the promotion of 'panhispanism' by Spain's language guardians -- 4 Language games on Korean television: between globalization, nationalism and authority -- PART II: PLANNING AND POLICY IN MEDIA PROGRAMMING -- 5 Planeta Brasil: language practices and the construction of space on Brazilian TV abroad -- 6 Circularity in the reproduction of language ideology: the case of Greek Cypriot TV series -- 7 Language ideologies and state imperatives: the strategic use of Singlish in public media discourse -- PART III: MEDIA, ETHNICITY AND THE RACIALIZATION OF LANGUAGE -- 8 Lost in translation? Racialization of a debate about language in a BBC news item -- 9 Metadiscourses of race in the news: the Celebrity Big Brother row -- 10 Ideologizing ethnolectal German -- PART IV: LANGUAGE IDEOLOGIES AND NEW-MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES -- 11 'Black and white': language ideologies in computer game discourse -- 12 Language ideological debates on the BBC 'Voices' website: hypermodality in theory and practice -- 13 'It's not a telescope, it's a telephone': encounters with the telephone on early commercial sound recordings -- EPILOGUE -- 14 Media, the state and linguistic authority -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
The study of language ideologies has become a key theme in sociolinguistics over the past decade. It is the study of the relationship between representations of language, on the one hand, and broader aesthetic, economic, moral and political concerns, on the other. Research into the particular role played by media discourse in the construction, reproduction and contestation of such ideologies has been widely scattered - this book brings together this emerging field.  It considers how, in an era of global communication technologies, the media - by which we understand the press, radio, television, cinema, the internet and multimodal gaming - help to disseminate preferred uses of, and ideas about, language.  The book is tightly focussed on the relationship between language ideologies and media discourse, together with the methods and techniques required for the analysis of that relationship. It also places emphasis on television and new-media texts, incorporating and expanding upon recent theoretical insights into visual communication and multimodal discourse analysis. International in scope, this book will also be of interest to students from a wide range of fields including linguistics (particularly sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology), modern languages, education, media studies, communication studies and cultural theory
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Johnson, Sally Language Ideologies and Media Discourse : Texts, Practices, Politics London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2010 9781441129673
Subject Mass media and language.;Mass media -- Influence.;Discourse analysis
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Alt Author Milani, Tommaso M
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