linguistic manipulation

Peculiarities of Election Campaign Discourse of the Russian Political Opposition in Presidential Elections

The article gives an analysis of methods of speech impact in the discourse of two presidential election campaigns in Russia – in 2008 and 2012. Peculiarities of political opposition discourse represented in Novaya Gazeta are described.

Discourse of Political Opposition in Presidential Elections Campaign of 2012 (on the example of Novaya Gazeta (New Newspaper) publications)

The article considers political opposition discourse in the presidential elections campaign in Russia in 2012 (on the material of № 136 (2011) – № 22 (2012) of Novaya Gazeta). The analysis of methods and means of linguistic manipulation and purposes of their usage is given; other discourse features of this period are described.