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The Discourse of Broadcast News
Contents
Acknowledgements									i
Transcription conventions								iii
Structural notation									iv
1. 	Broadcasting News								1
1.0	Introduction									1
1.1	Defining News								4
1.2 	News values									5
1.3	The epistemological status of news values					10
1.4	Broadcasting standards: the regulation of broadcast news			12
1.5 	The relative importance of broadcast news to producers and audiences	14
1.6	Conclusion									21
2. 	The Discourse of Broadcast News						22
2.0	Introduction									22
2.1	The linguistic approach to discourse analysis					24
2.2	Discourse as social action							26
2.3	Discourse practice								27
2.4	Discourse structure								28
2.5	Discourse genre								29
2.6	Discourse domain								31
2.7	Order of discourse								32
2.8	Participation framework and broadcast news 				33
2.9	Scripted discourse and improvised discourse	 in broadcast news		35
2.10	Modality and the speaker?s alignment to the discourse			37
2.11	Institutionalised discourse roles and participation framework		39
2.12	Schematic summary								42
2.13	Conclusion									42
							
3.	The Discourse Structure of Broadcast News				43
3.0	Introduction: broadcast news as structure					43
3.1	The overall discourse structure of a news bulletin programme		44
3.2	Opening the news bulletin programme					46
3.3	Closing the news bulletin programme					51
3.4	Opening a bulletin news item							55
3.5	Opening and closing a news bulletin report					58
3.6	Opening a live 2-way with a reporter/correspondent				60
3.7	Closing a live 2-way interview with a reporter/correspondent		64
3.8	?Open? versus ?closed? discourse structures in broadcast news		67
3.9	Open structure news discourse						69
3.10	Conclusions									74
4.	News Presentation								77
4.0	News presentation: role and performance					77
4.1	Television news presentation, news-reading and direct visual address	84
4.2	The space of the news studio versus the space of the news field		86
4.3	The discourse of headlines							90
4.3.1	The semantics of headlines							91
4.3.2	The lexicogrammar of headlines						92
4.4	News items and news kernels							96
4.5 	Features of news kernels							97
4.6	Conclusions									102
5.	The Discourse of Television News Reports: 
narrative or commentary?
5.0	Introduction									103
5.1	TV news and narrative							104
5.2	Some textual features of television news reports: tense and reference	107
5.3	Textual cohesion in television news reports: 
the interplay of the visual with the verbal					109
5.4	Principles of intelligibility in TV news reports				113
5.5 	The intelligibility of television news reports: an example			121
5.6	Conclusions: narrative or commentary in news reports			124
 Appendices									126
6. 	The Discourse of the Live 2-way Affiliated Interview			133
6.0	Introduction									133
6.1	Live discourse, scripted discourse and the news				134
6.2	The discourse of the live 2-way compared with the discourse of news presentation 									137
6.3	Further discursive properties of the live two-way 
and the question of truth values						142
6.4	The use of scalar expressions to support push versus pull			144
6.5	Issues of identity in the live 2-way						146
6.6	The live two-way, the Gilligan affair and the Hutton inquiry		148
6.7 	The aftermath of the Gilligan-Humphrys two-way				158
6.8	Conclusion									161
7.	The Broadcast News Interview						164
7.0	The idea of interview								164
7.1	The media interview and the news interview					165
7.2	The accountability interview							170
7.3	The experiential/witness interview						178
7.3.1	Witnessing and ?speaking from experience?					183
7.4	The expert interview								196
7.5	The interview fragment							203
7.6 	Conclusions									205
8. 	The Changing Discourses of Broadcast News 				210
8.0	Broadcast news as an order of discourse					210
8.1 	Stylistic, sub-generic norms of broadcast news discourse			211
8.2	Broadcast news and pressures for change					212
8.3	Illustrating some changes in the discourse of broadcast news: two bulletin news programmes								214
8.4	Changes in presentational style: towards conversation			229
8.5	Uneven rates of change							231
8.6	Discursive change and normative tension: 
 news presentation and the limits of conversationalism			232
8.7	Discursive change and normative tension: 
 accountability interviewing and the limits of adversarialism			235
8.8 	Discursive change and normative tension: 
 the accountability interview and the limits of neutralism			243
8.9	Discursive change and normative tension: 
 the live two-way and the limits of informalism				247
8.10	Discursive change and the validity claims of broadcast news		248
8.11	Towards an ethics of the discourse of broadcast news			250
References										254
Glossary										265
Index
700/ends

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mass media and language.
Discourse analysis.