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Media and Language

Publishing House: Факултет по журналистика и масова комуникация, Софийски университет „Св. Кл. Охридски”
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Communication studies, Philology, History of Art
Frequency: 2 issues
Online-ISSN: 2535-0587
Status: Active

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • Issue No. 6/1
  • Issue No. 7/1
  • Issue No. 8/1
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Short Description

Media and Language is an electronic scientific journal for media language research. It is registered as an electronic scientific publication with index ISSN 2535-0587.

As a discipline in which the linguistic approach is combined with the media field as a subject of study, ie. as a linguistic and journalistic discipline, medialinguistics deals with the functioning of linguistic levels in media speech, the interrelationships of media linguistic practice with linguistic norms and codification, the normalization of widespread speach errors in the media, the trends and processes in the media and many other problems.

Medialinguistics is interested in the processes of mediation of contemporary society and the various aspects of the media impact on the audience (news discourse, advertising, public relations, etc.), as well as the peculiarities of the functioning of power discourses and the processes of mediation of politics through language and style. The understanding the main categories of media discourse and applying methods of analysis, rhetorical knowledge to create texts in mass communication, understanding the peculiarities of localization of media products taking into account the cultural differences in the media space are an essential part of the research in the field of media stylistics.

In Bulgarian science, the potential for media language research is high, but the popularization of research results in this field is weak. The purpose of the Media and Language Magazine is precisely to unite the efforts of researchers in this field and to create a platform on which related publications in the field of media language and style can be easily and quickly found. With increasing interest in contemporary phenomena such as the language of hate, the language of political correctness, the language of the media and politicians, and in the face of growing concern from a post-truth media and political influence, medialinguistic research has become a major benchmark for rapid and accurate reading  media and political messages.

Editorial board

Prof. Andreana Eftimova, DSc, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

d-r Iva Ivanova, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Yordan Karapenchev, PhD student, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

 

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Prof. Vesselina Valkanova, PhD , Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Prof. Vojchech Kajtoh, PhD, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Prof. Alla Arahangelskaja, PhD, University of Olomouc, Czech Republic

Prof. Elzhbieta Solak, PhD, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Prof. Greta Dermendzhieva, PhD, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Prof. Dana Cojocaru, PhD, University of Bucharest, Romania

Prof. Totka Monova, PhD, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Prof. Ilijana Genev-Puhaleva, PhD, University of Warsaw, Poland