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    Critical discourse analysis of news headlines : a case of youth crime in Thailand 

    Pornjan Duanprakhon; Savitri Gadavanij, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    This study is a critical investigation of the language used in the front page headlines of popular newspapers in Thailand regarding news that involves physical violence committed by young people. The purposes of this study are to discover the discursive features of the language used in the news headlines; to expose the ideology of news practitioners reflected in the headlines; and to expose the social identities of the teenagers that these headlines construct in society. There were 97 front page headlines used as the data of this study. These ...
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    Discursive strategies used in Thai Daily Newspapers : a case of the Government's Water Management News 

    Suhada Heembenson; Savitri Gadavanij, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    Drawing uponCritical Discourse Analysis CDA his study investigates the discursive strategies used by Thai daily newspapers to present news about the government’s water management. The purposes are to identify discursive strategies employed in the presentation of the government’s endeavor to anage the water crisis in 2011, to find outwhichthe discursive strategy predominates in this presentation and to investigate the functions of these strategies in constructing the public’s image of the government. In all,30 extractsof the government’s water ...