Power of scandal : semiotic and pragmatic in mass media /

Ehrat applies classic semiotic and pragmatic thought to contemporary media issues, mainly moralist discourse from sex abuse cases to the phenomenon of televangelism. Arguing that sociological and communications studies of scandal have ignored the media's constructed nature, Ehrat focuses on how...

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Main Author: Ehrat, Johannes, 1952- (Author)
Format: Online Resource eBook
Published: Toronto, [Ontario] ; Buffalo, [New York] ; London, [England] : University of Toronto Press, 2011.
Series:Toronto studies in semiotics and communication.
Online Access:Ebook Central Academic Complete
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