Corpus of British newspaper articles on Islam
This corpus is an English corpus made up of texts collected from British newspaper articles which are dedicated to the topic of Islam. The corpus was prepared by Dr Costas Gabrielatos in 2010. It consists of 140 million words. The corpus texts may serve for the analysis of differences in approach to the topic of Islam and Muslims in articles from tabloids and broadsheets.
This English corpus of British news articles on Islam was tagged by Penn TreeBank tagset.
For gaining access to this corpus, please contact Dr Costas Gabrielatos at firstname.lastname@example.org from Edge Hill University (previously at Lancaster University).
Corpus in detail
The chart shows the distribution of the parts of speech in the corpus of British news articles referring to Islam.
Further information about texts in the corpus
Distribution of publication years of articles
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Baker, P. (2010) Representations of Islam in British broadsheet and tabloid newspapers 1999-2005. In Language and Politics, 9(2), pp. 310–338.
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