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This paper presents an Epistemic Critical Discourse Analysis matrix applied to the column “Opinion state and clientelism” by Alicia Eugenia Silva, published in newspaper El Tiempo on January 30th 2010 during prelectoral period of campaign to Congress in Colombia. This [...]

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The concepts of disinformation and misinformation have almost as many meanings as the number of authors who have treated them. Considered from the semiotic and psychological point of view, disinformation and misinformation seem to be the result of the inadequacy of what is communicated [...]

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The need for an educational system that fosters freedom and the use of communication media as important elements of students´education makes it necessary to recognize the similiarities between academic studies and the experience in the media working, whic

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Television has a great influence in the mode of thinking and life-styles of its viewers. This article defines the concept of manipulation and explains the audiovisual and verbal language. Then it suggests some methods for avoiding manipulation and preserving your own freedom: to know [...]

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Gender Studies have placed a pivotal role in mass media studies in the last decade. Power strategies and the relationship that has been established among different stereotypes in TV are the main object of study of this paper. Gender relations are an essential field of analysis of [...]

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The progressive influence of the mass media in the educating of society makes it necessary to be alert and to observe very closely how the communication process is carried out. Moreover, we need to be aware of the imbalances produced in the dialogue between the sender and the receiver [...]