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Neocolonial Subtext In Western Media Coverage Of Ukrainian Crisis

Iryna Lazurkevych
Published Online: 2015-12-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sc-2015-0002


The article examines one of the key factors of modern European philosophy and outlook - neocolonialistic and orientalistic mentality of nowadays Europe and its impact on the informatioanal sphere and the character of inernational relations.

Neocolonialism and orientalism are, thus, studied in the context of the analysis of western media coverage of Ukrainian crisis which occasionaly appears to be stereotyped and deeply engaged.

Keywords: neocolonialism; new orientalism; spheres of influence; Ukrainian crisis; media coverage


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Published Online: 2015-12-23

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Social Communication, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 13–18, ISSN (Online) 2299-5382, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sc-2015-0002.

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© 2015 Iryna Lazurkevych, published by De Gruyter Open. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. BY-NC-ND 3.0

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