Omelchuk Yuliia. Contextual analysis of media texts (based on fake news «Conspiracy theorist convinces neil armstrong moon landing was faked»)

Authors

  • Omelchuk Yuliia Kherson State University

Keywords:

media space, pseudo-news, fake, media text, context.

Abstract

Today’s mass media are primarily connected with the Internet, because it is the World Wide Web
where one can quickly find out information about the latest events, read the latest and most current
news. Due to the tendency to drop the circulation of daily printed publications and the ability of the Internet network to cover incidents and sensations faster, the Internet becomes the most demanded
news media platform. Internet users are quite interested in humorous and satirical references, ironic
messages – fake news. The article clarifies the concept of "fake", investigates the specifics of
functioning of the English-language pseudo-news in the media space, in particular, perlocutionary
effect on society is observed, text-typological features of the morphological, lexical-semantic,
syntactic, graphic contexts of media texts of English-language fake news are established.

Published

2020-03-18

How to Cite

Омельчук Ю.О. (2020). Omelchuk Yuliia. Contextual analysis of media texts (based on fake news «Conspiracy theorist convinces neil armstrong moon landing was faked»). Philological Treatises, 9(2), 107–112. Retrieved from https://tractatus.sumdu.edu.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/176