The Home Office in chaos: Refugee and asylum discourse in British broadcast news
Gross, B., Threadgold, T. and Moore, K. (2008) The Home Office in chaos: Refugee and asylum discourse in British broadcast news. In: MeCCSA Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Wales, January 2008.
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The coverage of issues related to refugees and asylum seekers on British television news is frequently used as an example of a political system in crisis. The paper highlight potential repercussions arising out of this discursive positioning.