Event Title

A Corpus-assisted Discourse Study of Language Use in Online News

Location

Grissom Hall, Room 118

Start Date

5-3-2016 11:15 AM

End Date

5-3-2016 11:45 AM

Description

This study shows that language reveals a negative stance by its users an divisiveness over a conflict. A small corpus of English and French online news is designed to examine Algerian and Moroccan journalists' stance towards their neighboring country, their potential use of divisive language, and how English and French might be used differently.

 
Mar 5th, 11:15 AM Mar 5th, 11:45 AM

A Corpus-assisted Discourse Study of Language Use in Online News

Grissom Hall, Room 118

This study shows that language reveals a negative stance by its users an divisiveness over a conflict. A small corpus of English and French online news is designed to examine Algerian and Moroccan journalists' stance towards their neighboring country, their potential use of divisive language, and how English and French might be used differently.