Critical Discourse Analysis of Reported Speech in China and American Media on the Coverage of COVID-19 Pandemic


Critical discourse analysis
Reported speech (news source)




In news reports, reported speeches are frequently utilized to convey a specific point. The characteristics of reported speech, particularly news sources, employed in the New York Times and China Daily on the pandemic are examined in this article using the discourse analysis method. Their differing news sources reflect the philosophies of two major news organizations. The analysis of these two newspapers can give Chinese media some insight into how to improve the impact of our communication instruments.


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