Selected DNVA Publications

On this page we provide a selection of publications, PhD theses and research seminars concerning DNVA research. We will continue to add to this list the research that other colleagues have published. Pre-publication versions of most of our own publications can be found on our respective sites.


Bednarek, M. (2016). ‘Voices and values in the news: News media talk, news values and attribution', Discourse, Context & Media, 11: 27-37.


Bednarek, M. (2016). ‘Investigating evaluation and news values in news items that are shared via social media', Corpora, 11(2): 227-257. Click here for Open Access.


Bednarek, M. and Caple, H. (2012a). News Discourse. London/New York: Continuum.


Bednarek, M. and Caple, H.  (2012b). ‘‘‘Value Added": Language, image and news value’, Discourse, Context & Media, 1, Special Issue on Journalistic Stance, 1: 103-113.


Bednarek, M. and Caple, H. (2014). ‘Why do news values matter? Towards a new methodological framework for analyzing news discourse in Critical Discourse Analysis and beyond’, Discourse & Society, 25(2): 135-158.


Bednarek, M. and Caple, H. (2017). The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness. New York: Oxford University Press.


Caple, H. (2013). Photojournalism: A Social Semiotic Approach. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


Caple, H. and Bednarek, M. (2013). ‘Delving into the discourse: Approaches to news values in Journalism Studies and beyond’. Working Paper. Oxford: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, The University of Oxford.


Caple, H. and Bednarek, M. (2016). ‘Rethinking news values: what a discursive approach can tell us about the construction of news discourse and news photography’, Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 17(4): 435-455.


Dahl, T. and Fløttum, K. (2014). ‘Converging or diverging messages? Verbal and visual representations of climate change in two British newspapers reporting on the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report’. Encompassing the Multimodality of Knowledge: 5th International Conference in the 360° Conference Series, Aarhus University, Denmark, 8-10 May 2014.


Fest, J. (2015). ‘Where to find news worthiness – A systemicfunctional approach to identifying news values’. 42nd International Systemic Functional Congress, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 27-31 July 2015.


Huan, C. (2015). Journalistic Stance in Chinese and Australian Hard News. PhD Thesis, Macquarie University, Australia.


Huan, C. (in press). ‘Leaders or readers, whom to please? News values in the transition of the Chinese press’, Discourse, Context & Media.


Makki, M. (2014). ‘Why is this “event” chosen and not that one? Analysing the register of Iranian print journalism and its notion of “newsworthiness”’. Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association 2014 conference (ASFLA 2014), University of New South Wales, Australia, 30 September-2 October 2014.


Makki, M. (in progress). The Language of Iranian News Journalism: News Values, Genres, and Reporting Styles. PhD Thesis, University of New South Wales, Australia.


Molek-Kozakowska, K. (in press). ‘Communicating environmental science beyond academia: Stylistic patterns of newsworthiness in popular science journalism’. Discourse & Communication.


Potts, A., Bednarek, M., Caple, H. (2015). ‘How can computer-based methods help researchers to investigate news values in large datasets? A corpus linguistic study of the construction of newsworthiness in the reporting on Hurricane Katrina’, Discourse & Communication, 9(2): 149-172.


Venuti, M. (2017). 'News values and the discursive representation of the US same-sex ruling in the US, UK and Italian press', Lavender Languages & Linguistics 24, University of Nottingham, UK, 28-30 April 2017.