SPIS TREŚCI

  1. Issues of Truth and Correctness vs. Rhetoric in Media Discourse
    Marek Ostrowski
  2. Hate Speech in Media Discourse
    Michał Drożdż
  3. Rhetorical Aspects of Popular Science
    Maria Załęska
  4. News as a Rhetorical Act
    Barbara Sobczak
  5. The Persuasiveness of a Message and the Problem of Legitimacy
    Rafał Leśniczak
  6. The Structure of Ambiguity Phenomena (Based on Cognitive Analyses of the Ways in Which Politicians Communicate)
    Karolina Dobrosz-Michiewicz
  7. The Rhetoric of Popular Science Texts. Scientific American Magazine as a Typical Example
    Jakub Z. Lichański
  8. Reportorial or Essayistic Paradigm? – a Few Remarks about the Sports Report
    Rafał Siekiera
  9. The Capacities and Limitations of the Newspaper Column as a Tool for Creating the Image of Its Author
    Anna Barańska-Szmitko
  10. Cognitive Qualities of Radio Reportage in the Light of Scientific Research
    Paulina Czarnek-Wnuk
  11. The Feature in Radio – the Elusiveness of the Genre’s Determinants. Notes on the Prix Europa Festival in the Years 2012 and 2013 in the Context of Literary Genetics
    Joanna Bachura-Wojtasik, Kinga Klimczak
  12. The American Broadcast My Lobotomy as an Example of a Radio Feature in the West
    Natalia Kowalska
  13. News in Television Broadcasts
    Krzysztof Grzegorzewski
  14. The Condition of Polish Autobiographical Documentaries – More Similar to a Reality Show?
    Bogumiła Fiołek-Lubczyńska, Agnieszka Barczyk-Sitkowska
  15. Press Advertising – Varieties and Sub-Varieties. Methods of Promoting the Press
    Joanna Mikosz
  16. Algorithms of the Web
    Przemysław Szews
  17. Non habemus papam – the Abdication of Benedict XVI as Depicted in Polish Realisations of the Big Picture Report (Genealogical Contexts)
    Monika Worsowicz
  18. Sculpture as a Code – Rhetorical Devices Used by the Sculptor
    Zofia Władyka-Łuczak

Recent Submissions

  • The Capacities and Limitations of the Newspaper Column as a Tool for Creating the Image of Its Author 

    Barańska-Szmitko, Anna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The aim of this paper is to verify the capacities and limitations of the newspaper column (understood as a genre) as a tool for creating the image of its author. In the paper, the distinguishing features of a column are ...
  • Reportorial or Essayistic Paradigm? – a Few Remarks about the Sports Report 

    Siekiera, Rafał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article attempts to decide whether the sports report is more about the information or the commentary. On the basis of an analysis of press material, the author examines different characteristics of the genre and tries ...
  • The Rhetoric of Popular Science Texts. Scientific American Magazine as a Typical Example 

    Lichański, Jakub Z. (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The aim of the study is to describe the relationship between rhetoric and popular science texts. Scientific American magazine is taken as an example. In conclusion, the author suggests that the rhetoric of popular science ...
  • The Persuasiveness of a Message and the Problem of Legitimacy 

    Leśniczak, Rafał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The author analyses several selected speeches of Italian politicians: the founder of the Forza Italia party, Silvio Berlusconi; the founder and leader of the Five Stars Movement, Beppe Grillo; and the current Prime Minister ...
  • The Structure of Ambiguity Phenomena (Based on Cognitive Analyses of the Ways in Which Politicians Communicate) 

    Dobrosz-Michiewicz, Karolina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The paper presents the ambiguity phenomena in terms of cognitive categorization and blending processes. The analyses of politicians’ programme speeches, based on Lakoff’s and Langacker’s semantics and Langacker’s grammar ...
  • News as a Rhetorical Act 

    Sobczak, Barbara (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    This article presents television news as a rhetorical act. Television news is understood as an account of an event usually comprising of a short introduction and a few minutes of film footage (sometimes referred to as the ...
  • Rhetorical Aspects of Popular Science 

    Załęska, Maria (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    After having distinguished the two main contexts for the transmission of knowledge – the esoteric and exoteric – the paper offers a systematic comparison between scientific and popular science texts in terms of inventio, ...
  • Sculpture as a Code – Rhetorical Devices Used by the Sculptor 

    Władyka-Łuczak, Zofia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The aim of the paper is to compare the formal organization of a visual message with the rhetorical devices used in a verbal message. This analysis is carried out based on the example of the sculpture Dual by Zbigniew ...
  • Hate Speech in Media Discourse 

    Drożdż, Michał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    This article is an attempt to seek answers to the question of whether so-called hate speech in the media constitutes a reporting of facts and reflects real social and cultural life or pursues other aims, for example: the ...
  • Non habemus papam – the Abdication of Benedict XVI as Depicted in Polish Realisations of the Big Picture Report (Genealogical Contexts) 

    Worsowicz, Monika (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    This article is devoted to outlining characteristics of the big picture report on the basis of publications focusing on the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI. The analysis of this content enables us to determine how the genre ...
  • Algorithms of the Web 

    Szews, Przemysław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The article tackles the problem of the existence of algorithms in selected services and Internet websites. The interfacing of media is the starting point for this discourse, aimed at presenting the processes of automation ...
  • Press Advertising – Varieties and Sub-Varieties. Methods of Promoting the Press 

    Mikosz, Joanna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    In the text entitled “Press advertising – varieties and sub-varieties. Methods of promoting the press”, the author discusses press advertising, which is a fast developing mass-media phenomenon. Modernity has granted press ...
  • The Condition of Polish Autobiographical Documentaries – More Similar to a Reality Show? 

    Fiołek-Lubczyńska, Bogumiła; Barczyk-Sitkowska, Agnieszka (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The autobiographical documentary has a number of elements which resemble those of a reality show. Such documentaries can be considered to be young directors’ responses to this TV genre and its celebration of voyeurism. The ...
  • The American Broadcast My Lobotomy as an Example of a Radio Feature in the West 

    Kowalska, Natalia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    This article consists of two parts. In the first one, I analyse relations between a reportage and a feature. Differences can be found in the way these notions are defined by scholars in Poland and in Western Europe. Polish ...
  • News in Television Broadcasts 

    Grzegorzewski, Krzysztof (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The text is focused on the characteristics of news in daily TV programmes, such as the news or broadcasts on round-the-clock television (e.g. TVN 24). The author proposes a definition of news and tries to approach its ...
  • The Feature in Radio – the Elusiveness of the Genre’s Determinants. Notes on the Prix Europa Festival in the Years 2012 and 2013 in the Context of Literary Genetics 

    Bachura-Wojtasik, Joanna; Klimczak, Kinga (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The goal of the article is to answer the question: what do radio broadcasters in the West understand to be a ‘feature’? A lack of clarity in terminology in this respect was especially visible during the Prix Europa 2012 ...
  • Cognitive Qualities of Radio Reportage in the Light of Scientific Research 

    Czarnek-Wnuk, Paulina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Despite the fact that radio documentaries broadcast mainly strong emotions, the news valu of this genre is also an essential feature. Therefore, it is necessary to describe the potential of such works to expand knowledge ...
  • Issues of Truth and Correctness vs. Rhetoric in Media Discourse 

    Ostrowski, Marek (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Following Niklas Luhmann, the author assumes that communication creates social systems. The system therefore influences the nature of communication. The impact of rhetoric on media discourse can be understood as a result ...