International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Linguistics | Iraq | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020 | Rating: 6.4 / 10

Ideological Strategies in the Tehran Times Newspapers Reports on the Iran Nuclear Crisis: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Samana Nasser Abdulateef [2] | Ali Muhsin Gharab Al-Majdawy

Abstract: The present study delves into exploring the ideological strategies used by The Tehran Times newspaper reports in representing news concerning the Iran Nuclear Crisis which are investigated within critical discourse analysis framework. The researcher adopts Halliday's model of transitivity (1994) and Van Dijk's Ideology and discourse (2000) discursive strategies in order to answer research's question. Based on the analysis, it has been concluded that the ideological strategies used in The Tehran times newspaper reports as burden, counterfactual, metaphor, example, polarization populism, national self-glorification, and victimization formulate a general ideological perspectives of escalating news on the Iran nuclear crisis. Where Iran is positively represented. Moreover, reflecting the U. S actions against Iran's government which are negatively represented.

Keywords: critical discourse analysis, ideological strategies, the Iran nuclear crisis

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,

Pages: 1420 - 1423

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