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Mediatization and Sociolinguistic Change by Jannis Androutsopoulos

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Spiros A. Moschonas

The media on media-induced language change152

1 Introduction

In this paper I consider texts in the Greek print media about media language and media-induced language change. The term ‘media-induced language change’ should be understood in its most general sense, possibly encompassing what are often called ‘folk-linguistic’ conceptions of language and language change (Niedzielski and Preston 2000). In this general sense, the term should be taken to denote nothing less than any perceived alternation in oral or written language behaviour inside or outside the media. The qualification ‘perceived alternation’ is necessary, since, as it will become clear from the analysis of the data, the media remain silent about many types of ...

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