The Image of Russia in the Western Media as a "Military Threat"

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Abstract

The article discusses how the largest Western and U.S. media outlets cover
the military component of Russia’s international image. Ethnolinguistic analysis has been carried out in order to identify media articles markers that form the media image of Russia; identify sources of negative and positive information about the military component of the country; study messages, images, and representations that are contained in media texts in a broad social context; and to understand why the articles tend to be negative. The main objects of study are as follows: foreign print media, the world’s biggest newspaper and magazine websites, and independent international websites covering military problems in which Russia is a major issue of interest. Comments and responses to publications from audiences have also been reviewed.
Translated title of the contributionОбраз России в западных СМИ как инструмент «военной угрозы»: Ариэль (Израиль)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-250
JournalAriel
Volume1
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 2019

Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Keywords

  • Mass Media
  • Russia
  • image of modern Russia
  • military aspects
  • positive and destructive factors

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