The voice of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, and the voices of senior officials and experts (Salvador Illa and Fernando Simón), chosen by the Government, were the protagonists in the press and they had an enormous media impact during pandemic COVID-19. In the framework of the appraisal theory of Martin and White and of the communication of press, we consider that the use of reported speech is one of the keys to observe the presence of the actors in the written press. Moreover, for Charaudeau it is a tool to orient a particular interpretation of the facts, and to convey a certain image of a public character. In this paper, we analyse with a quantitative and qualitative approach the way in which journalists construct the image of government representatives through the use reporting verbs to introduce reported speech (Reyes 16-22) and the attitudes and emotions these verbs denote (Escribano, Voces 11). The corpus is constituted by news from the national newspapers El País, ABC, El Mundo published from March to June 2020, that is, during the proclamation of the first State of Alarm and the first phases of the de-escalation.

El discurso referido en la prensa durante la primera ola de la pandemia por COVID-19: análisis de las voces de los representantes del Gobierno español / G. Mapelli. - In: ALTRE MODERNITÀ. - ISSN 2035-7680. - 2022:28 (11)(2022), pp. 69-85. [10.54103/2035-7680/19182]

El discurso referido en la prensa durante la primera ola de la pandemia por COVID-19: análisis de las voces de los representantes del Gobierno español = The reported speech in the press during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: Analysis of the voices of Spanish government representatives

G. Mapelli
2022

Abstract

The voice of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, and the voices of senior officials and experts (Salvador Illa and Fernando Simón), chosen by the Government, were the protagonists in the press and they had an enormous media impact during pandemic COVID-19. In the framework of the appraisal theory of Martin and White and of the communication of press, we consider that the use of reported speech is one of the keys to observe the presence of the actors in the written press. Moreover, for Charaudeau it is a tool to orient a particular interpretation of the facts, and to convey a certain image of a public character. In this paper, we analyse with a quantitative and qualitative approach the way in which journalists construct the image of government representatives through the use reporting verbs to introduce reported speech (Reyes 16-22) and the attitudes and emotions these verbs denote (Escribano, Voces 11). The corpus is constituted by news from the national newspapers El País, ABC, El Mundo published from March to June 2020, that is, during the proclamation of the first State of Alarm and the first phases of the de-escalation.
La voz del presidente del Gobierno, Pedro Sánchez, y las de los de altos cargos y expertos (Salvador Illa y Fernando Simón), elegidos por el Gobierno, fueron protagonistas en la prensa y tuvieron un impacto mediático enorme durante la pandemia por COVID-19. En el marco de la teoría de la valoración de Martin y White y de la comunicación periodística, consideramos que el uso del discurso referido es una de las claves para observar la presencia de los actores en la prensa escrita; además, según Charaudeau es una herramienta para orientar una particular interpretación de los hechos, y para vehicular una determinada imagen de un personaje público. En el presente trabajo, analizamos con un enfoque tanto cuantitativo como cualitativo la manera en que los periodistas construyen la imagen de los representantes del Gobierno a través de los verba dicendi para introducir las citas (Reyes 16-22) y las actitudes y emociones que estos verbos denotan (Escribano, Voces 11). El corpus está constituido por noticias de los periódicos nacionales El País, ABC, El Mundo publicadas desde marzo hasta junio de 2020, es decir, durante la proclamación del primer Estado de alarma y las primeras fases de la desescalada.
verba dicendi; pandemia; teoría de la valoración; discurso periodístico; discurso reproducido;; pandemic; apppraisal theory; journalistic discourse; reported speech;
Settore L-LIN/07 - Lingua e Traduzione - Lingua Spagnola
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