Constructing the “Arab Spring”: News Discourses in Turkish Newspapers

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Banu Dağtaş;
  • Publisher: University of Ottawa
  • Journal: Global Media Journal: Canadian Edition (issn: 1918-5901, eissn: 1918-5901)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Arab Spring; Arab Uprisings; Arab Uprisings in the Turkish Press; Critical Discourse Analysis; News Discourse | Communication. Mass media | P87-96 | Sociology (General) | HM401-1281

Originating in Tunisia and spreading rapidly to Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, and Libya, the recent wave of popular movements that the Western media have dubbed the “Arab Spring” has been closely monitored by the whole world including in Turkey. This country is geographically ... View more
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