MEDIA DISCOURSE AND ITS ROLE IN CULTURE DISSEMINATION AND OFFICIAL LANGUAGE USAGE

Posted On Oct 18 2011 by

Television, a modern hypostasis of mass-media’s, through some of its concrete manifestations: entertainment programmes, reality shows, talk shows, game shows, even news broadcasts and documentaries, displays a generous array of discourses – from discourses concerning cultural or political life to economic, commercial, crisis, unemployment, crime and violence, racism, gender, and so on, discourses. According to their specificity, such television programmes cope with or break the social conventions, the rules of professional deontology, the interlocutor’s / the interviewee’s wishes, the audience’s expectations. The topic and the purpose they are looking for (along with some other contextual factors) determine the cultural level …