Chekova A.N. Topical Events in Newspaper and Online: Philological Analysis
The article analyses the way the same event is presented in print media and online. The focus is on the three texts published by the Daily Mail, the Independent, and BBC Online and covering an incident that took place in Durham, England in May 2017 – a woman found poisonous spiders inside the bananas she had bought from a local store. The comparative analysis of the lexis used in the texts demonstrates that style of online publications is significantly more neutral than that of print media.
the language of the mass-media, newspaper, Internet, topical issues, lexis, expressiveness, emotionally coloured