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DOI: 10.31921/doxacom
Issue number: 5, January-June 2007


José Barrero Muñoz Universidad Europea de Madrid.
Title Media coverage of Violence in Football by Sports press Summary Journalists are also main players with regard to violence in sports. Many organisms are worried about this issue and have pointed out the need for the mass media to take care of their own behaviour in order not to create a climate of violence. In this report, we exhaustively review those actions carried out by sports journalists that contribute to enhance a violent environment in soccer, the most popular sport in the country. We will pay special attention to those words that carry war-like, military and violent content and that are used throughout the text of chronicles in sports dailies. Keywords Violence, journalists, mass media, chronicles, soccer, language, rhetoric, influence, receptors


doi: https://doi.org/10.31921/doxacom.n5a7


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