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Book: News across Five Continents

Chapter: 3. The Role of News and its Language

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40228


Chapter 3 reviews models of journalistic writing as well as linguistic research in the field. It discusses norms and guidelines that are in use among and taught to journalists and introduces the notion of press freedom as a potential influence on news language.

Chapter Contributors

  • Jennifer Fest ( - jfest) 'RWTH Aachen University'