Discourse & Society

(The TQCC of Discourse & Society is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
COVID-19 memes going viral: On the multiple multimodal voices behind face masks52
Shameless normalisation of impoliteness: Berlusconi’s and Trump’s press conferences37
What gets lost in Twitter ‘cancel culture’ hashtags? Calling out racists reveals some limitations of social justice campaigns33
The men and women, guys and girls of the ‘manosphere’: A corpus-assisted discourse approach32
Metaphors of migration over time31
The abnormalisation of social justice: The ‘anti-woke culture war’ discourse in the UK29
Reality bites: How the pandemic has begun to shape the way we, metaphorically, see the world19
Who should apologise: Expressing criticism of public figures on Chinese social media in times of COVID-1918
Rhetorical uses of precise numbers and semi-magical round numbers in political discourse about COVID-19: Examples from the government of the United Kingdom17
Vegans’ problem stories: Negotiating vegan identity in dealing with omnivores17
The normalization of far-right populism and nativist authoritarianism: discursive practices in media, journalism and the wider public sphere/s15
Ideology in the linguistic landscape: Towards a quantitative approach12
‘Re-educating the Roma? You must be joking. . .’: Racism and prejudice in online discussion forums12
‘We are not terrorist, we are freedom fighters’: Discourse representation of the pro-Biafra protest in selected Nigerian newspapers11
Affective rebirth: Discursive gateways to contemporary national socialism11
Pandemic morality-in-action: Accounting for social action during the COVID-19 pandemic10
Rethinking ‘the personal is political:’ Enacting agency in the narrative of sexual harassment experiences in China9
Constructing COVID-19: A corpus-informed analysis of prime ministerial crisis response communication by gender8
Narrating the ‘new normal’ or pre-legitimising media control? COVID-19 and the discursive shifts in the far-right imaginary of ‘crisis’ as a normalisation strategy8
Gender and politics in a digitalised world: Investigating online hostility against UK female MPs8
Strategies of ideological polarisation in the online news media: A social actor analysis of Megawati Soekarnoputri7
Unravelling the Global Britain vision? International relationships and national identity in UK Government documents about Brexit, 2016–20197
Gesture and legitimation in the anti-immigration discourse of Nigel Farage7
A bibliometric analysis of critical discourse analysis and its implications7
The US-China battle over Coronavirus in the news media: Metaphor transfer as a representation of stance mediation7
The master’s tools: Media repurposing of exclusionary metaphors to challenge racist constructions of migrants7
“This is similar to Vincent Chin”: Intertextuality, referring expressions, and the discursive construction of Asian American activist identities in an online messaging community6
From fallacies to semi-fake news: Improving the identification of misinformation triggers across digital media6
Bloody widows? Discourses of tradition and gender in Ghanaian politics6
Shameless normalization as a result of media control: The case of Austria6
‘The legislature is the engine room of democracy’: Constructing ideological worldviews through proximisation strategies in Nigerian Senate debates5
Alternative ‘Lives Matter’ formulations in online discussions about Black Lives Matter: Use, support and resistance5
‘Wrap our arms around them here in Ireland’: Social media campaigns in the Irish abortion referendum5
‘Next time stay in your war room and pray for your boys’ or return to your kitchen: Sexist discourses in Ghana’s 2019 National Science and Math Quiz5
‘You come back fighting. That’s what gives you the drive to achieve’: The extraordinary psychological construction of the super-rich in entertainment documentaries5
An analysis of self-other representations in the incelosphere: Between online misogyny and self-contempt5
Deficiencies and loopholes: Clashing discourses, problems and solutions in Australian migration advice regulation5
Sacrificing long hair and the domestic sphere: Reporting on female medical workers in Chinese online news during Covid-194
Public pedagogies in post-literate cultures4
Occupying the streets, occupying words. Reframing new feminisms through reappropriation4
Cartooning and sexism in the time of Covid-19: Metaphors and metonymies in the Arab mind4
The slanted beam: A critical discourse analysis of anti-Islam and anti-Muslim discourse in China4
(De)legitimation of COVID-19 vaccination narratives on Facebook comments in Romania: Beyond the co-occurrence patterns of discursive strategies4
Womenandmenin the United Nations: A corpus analysis of General Debate addresses4
Recontextualisation of Beijing’s voice: A critical discourse analysis of hegemony and resistance in Hong Kong political discourse4
Orchestration of perspectives in televised climate change debates4
‘Feel like going crazy’: Mental health discourses in an online support group for mothers during COVID-194
Alternative futures in political discourse3
Reporting the news: How Breitbart derives legitimacy from recontextualised news3
Super, social, medical: Person-first and identity-first representations of disabled people in Australian newspapers, 2000–20193
‘It was Never Just About the Statue’: Ethos of historical figures in public debates on contested cultural objects3
The intertextuality and interdiscursivity of “mirroring” in South Korean cyberfeminist posts3
Discourses of poverty across genres: Competing representations of the poor in the transitional context of Serbia3
Human rights and ideology in foreign policy discourse: A case study of U.S. State Department Human Rights Country Reports 2000–20193
‘Nothing Can Stop What’s Coming’: An analysis of the conspiracy theory discourse on 4chan’s /Pol board3
The normalisation of the far right in the Dutch media in the run-up to the 2021 general elections3
‘Sorry everything’s in bags’: The accountability of selling bread at a market during the COVID-19 pandemic3
Critical analysis of dehumanizing news photographs on immigrants: Examples of the portrayal of non-citizenship3
A controversy in Folha de S. Paulo: Critical discourse reflections on the representation of homelessness and the coloniality of being3