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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Analysing Newspapers

An Approach from Critical Discourse Analysis

ISBN 9781403935656
Publication Date January 2007
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

This book offers both an understanding of newspaper reporting and a means for readers to develop their own critical analysis. Using a wealth of contemporary case studies, students are taught how the language of journalism works, providing students with an accessible and user-friendly guide to analyzing newspapers around the globe.

JOHN E. RICHARDSON is Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies at Loughborough University, UK. He is co-author of Key Concepts in Journalism Studies and co-editor of Muslims and the News Media.

Introduction: Newspaper Discourse
Analysing Newspapers: Context, Text and Consequence
Analysing Texts: Some Concepts and Tools of Linguistic Analysis
Discursive Practices: Producing Print Journalism
Social Practices: Journalism and the Material World
Applying Discourse Analysis: Argumentation and Letters to the Editor
Critical Discourse Analysis: War Reporting


Analysing Newspapers has a sharp, analytical focus by an author who clearly understands what students need... Unlike many academic books this is an easy, enjoyable read, but poignant nevertheless.' - Fifth Estate Online
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