Transitivity Analysis of Media Bias in some Selected Newspaper Reports about Yemen Conflict

Authors

  • Hamed Abass Hamoud College of Education for Humanities \ Wasit University
  • Fida Al Mawla College of Arts Wasit University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31185/eduj.Vol1.Iss43.2157

Keywords:

transitivity analysis, Yemen conflict, ideologies

Abstract

This paper aims at conducting a transitivity analysis of the reports of two newspapers, namely, Tehran Times and Asharq Al-Awsat about Yemen conflict. The present paper is mainly limited to the critical discourse analysis of the newspaper reports that tackle Yemen war from March 2015 to December 2016. It aims at Investigating the existing biased, tendentious position as well as ideologies found in the two newspapers, namely, Tehran Times and Asharq Al-Awsat. The paper conducts both a qualitative and a quantitative discourse analysis depending on Halliday’s ‘Transitivity’ from his book ‘Systemic Functional Grammar’ (1994). The analysis of the reports of the two newspapers reveals that the reports of the two newspapers are not free from bias.

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Published

2021-05-12

How to Cite

Abass Hamoud, H. . ., & Al Mawla, F. . (2021). Transitivity Analysis of Media Bias in some Selected Newspaper Reports about Yemen Conflict. Journal of Education College Wasit University, 1(43), 565-576. https://doi.org/10.31185/eduj.Vol1.Iss43.2157

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