Monthly Archives: February 2011

Interview Analysis Paxman & Howard

Paxman & Howard Is the interviewer maintaining a stance of ‘formal neutrality’? Or can we see some form of bias? I think that Paxman is maintaining a very strong stance of formal neutrality but he is really pushing Howard to … Continue reading

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Interview Analysis Burley & O’Brien

Burley & O’Brien 1. Are we seeing examples of anything that we have discussed with regard to what has been mentioned in the last session: (Formulation/Conversationalisation etc…) The overall tone of the interview seems to be in a very formal … Continue reading

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Class Analysis W/E 11/2/11

This week we looked at Approaches to Media Discourse. This is done under a few headings Linguistic and socio-linguistic analysis Conversation Analysis Semiotic Analysis Critical Linguistics and Social semiotics Social – Cognitive Analysis Sociolinguistics is the study of the effect … Continue reading

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Thorough analysis of media content

Violence In Cairo As Rival Protesters Clash In Tahrir Square Intro: After nine days of largely peaceful protests, the situation in Egypt has changed dramatically. More than 600 people have been injured, and one person killed, as pro and anti … Continue reading

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Class Review W/E 4/2/11

This week we had two classes, where one was a review of the CA that we did. Each of us got up and presented our piece of media to the rest of the class and spoke about it. There were … Continue reading

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