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Dr Lyndon Way

Lecturer Communication and Media

    Research

    Popular music and politics

    Popular music, Politics and Power in Turkey since 2002
    Popular music, Politics and Power in Turkey since 2002

    - Political and identity discourses articulated in popular music.
    - Critically examine relations between popular music, society and politics.
    - The majority of this focuses on protest music.
    - Use Multimodal Discourse Studies, musicology and ethnography.

    Digital Popular Culture and protest

    Music as Multimodal Discourse: Media, Power and Protest
    Music as Multimodal Discourse: Media, Power and Protest

    - Examines protest politics in digital popular culture.
    - Uses Critical Discourse Analysis to analyse political protest in ‘Digital popular culture’, such as music videos, memes and parodies shared on social media.

    News and political discourse

    - web-based and traditional journalism in a variety of contexts and political discourses.
    - Nationalism and identity explored.
    - Turkish, BBC, Cypriot news
    - Uses CDA and MCDS.

    Research Collaborations

    Darren Kelsey

    Project: Discourse Analytical Approach
    External

    This is a chapter for the 3rd edition of the Handbook of Media and Communication Research from Routledge. It is a chapter with the remit to illustrate a discourse-analytical (and other textual approaches) to media with an emphasis on factual genres.