At the eye of the cyclone: the Greek crisis in global media

Antoniades, Andreas (2013) At the eye of the cyclone: the Greek crisis in global media. In: Sklias, Pantelis and Tzifakis, Nikolados (eds.) Greece's Horizons: Reflecting on the Country's Assets and Capabilities. The Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy Series on European and International Affairs . Springer, Berlin, pp. 11-25. ISBN 9783642345333

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Abstract

Using discourse analysis, this paper offers an in-depth investigation of the discourse of key European and international newspapers on the Greek economic crisis. The aim is to analyse the way in which the issue of Greek economic crisis emerged in the public discourse of different countries and global regions, as well as to assess the impact that this process had on how Greece is viewed ‘from the outside’. The findings point to the generation and consolidation of very negative attitudes towards Greece. During the 14-month period of examination, Greece evolves from an ‘object of critique’ to a ‘negative reference point’. In some sense, Greece is (re)constructed in the international press as the (corrupted) other of the (rational) western society.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Greece, Greek Crisis, debt crisis, Europe, international media, international press, discourse analysis, Gazeta Wyborcza, Daily China, Die Zeit, El Pais, Le Figaro, The Daily Yomiuri, The India Times, The New York Times, The Korea Times, The Straits Times, The Times.
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > International Relations
Subjects: H Social Sciences
J Political Science
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN5001 Greece
J Political Science > JZ International relations
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P0087 Communication. Mass media
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Depositing User: Andreas Antoniades
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2015 11:36
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2015 11:36
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58656
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