International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Role of Media Discourse in Diplomatic Behavior
Fatemeh Barzin, Ali Samiei

This article aims to study the role of media discourse in diplomatic behavior concentrating on discourse making in the Persian media of BBC and Voice of America and anti-discourse making in IRIB. The main problem for the media discourse here is nuclear activities in Iran. Using Van Leeuwen and Van Dijk’s theories, this research has compared the approaches used in both eastern and western media as well as BBC and VOA.

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