Superstructural model for TV news

Lluís Mas Manchón

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    There exist a specific model for the pragmatics of the TV news that connects the formal, textual and vocal aspects of discourse. From a functionalist, systemic and fully communication approach, the piece of news is defined as an efficient message perfectly structured in three levels. This implies that the format every piece of news take determine an accurate structure for the text in paragraphs, phrases and words, and at the time determine an announcing very characterized by come oral expressive forms. Our thesis work has focused in analyzing a great sample and finding which those forms are. Here, a model is presented to integrate the piece of news in three levels: its principles o structuring and a primary analysis of an example of piece of news.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)95-116
    JournalEstudios Sobre el Mensaje Periodistico
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011


    • Discourse
    • Locution
    • Piece of news
    • Prosody
    • Structure


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