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By Paul Baker,Costas Gabrielatos,Tony McEnery

Is the British press prejudiced opposed to Muslims? In what methods can prejudice be particular or sophisticated? This ebook makes use of an in depth research of over one hundred forty million phrases of newspaper articles on Muslims and Islam, combining corpus linguistics and discourse research ways to produce an goal photo of media attitudes. The authors examine representations round usually pointed out issues resembling Muslim ladies who put on the veil and 'hate preachers'. The research is self-reflexive and multidisciplinary, incorporating examine on journalistic practices, readership styles and perspective surveys to reply to questions which come with: what do reporters suggest after they use words like 'devout Muslim' and the way did the Sept. 11 and 7/7 assaults impact press reporting? this can be a stimulating and specified ebook for these operating in fields of discourse research and corpus linguistics, whereas transparent factors of linguistic terminology make it precious to these within the fields of politics, media reports, journalism and Islamic studies.

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