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New Media Language by Jean Aitchison
Book DescriptionNew Media Language brings leading media figures and scholars together to debate the shifting relations between today's media and contemporary language. From newspapers and television to email, the Internet and text messaging, there are ever increasing media conduits for news. This book investigates how developments in world media have affected, and been affected by, language. Exploring a wide range of topics, from the globalization of communication to the vocabulary of terrorism and the language used in the wake of September 11, New Media Language looks at the important and wide-ranging implications of these changes. From Malcolm Gluck on wine writing, to Naomi Baron on email, the authors provide authoritative and engaging insights into the ways in which language is changing, and in turn, changes us. With a foreword by Simon Jenkins, New Media Language is essential reading for anyone with an interest in today's complex and expanding media.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415283038
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jean Aitchison
Language Change, Paperback (December 2012)
An introduction to language change. This updated edition remains non-technical and accessible to readers with no previous knowledge of linguistics.
Words in the Mind, Paperback (February 2012)
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Word Weavers, Hardback (May 2007)» View all books by Jean Aitchison
A revealing insight into journalism, tracing its historical origins and comparing it with literary writing.
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