The Discursive Construction of the Iraq War in the British “Quality” Press

  • Mohamed Douifi
Part of the Postdisciplinary Studies in Discourse book series (PSDS)


The purpose of analysing the Iraq War in the news discourse, as is articulated particularly in the language of the “quality” press, is to glean light on another facade of wartime communication in Britain. In this respect, it is advocated that a critical assessment of the broadsheet’s reaction to the official stance is important to properly address the tacit mechanisms of ideological dominance, and the ways in which the discourse of the elite permeates into the media and public spheres.


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  • Mohamed Douifi
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  1. 1.English DepartmentUniversity of Algiers-2AlgiersAlgeria

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