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2019 Volume 6, No. 2

Linguistic expertise of information support of elections (based on the presidential campaign of 2018)

2019 Volume 6, No. 2, Guest Editor’s Preface
The article has an introductory character: it gives a generalized characteristic of linguistic expertise as a procedure of applied linguistics in Russian law enforcement, as a special kind in the class of forensic speech examinations. The specific object of the analysis was the applicability of linguistic expertise of election information support: voter information and election campaigning. The steel material of the electoral disputes in the campaign for the election of the President of the Russian Federation in 2018, the Specificity of linguistic expertise is seen in its hermeneutic character. Describes the range of theoretical bases — from such Russian scientific disciplines, as linguistic criminalistics, legal linguistics to forensic speech studies and linguistic expertology. Briefly an

Argumentative speech in mass media interactive communication

2019 Volume 6, No. 2, General Theory Questions Of Media Speech Criticism
The article deals with features of argumentative speech in television political talk shows, which have become one of the most important means of forming public opinion, as well as in social media, the role of which in the system of mass communication continues to increase. We conducted a review of studies on reasoning, one of the main functional and semantic types of speech. According to the broad interpretation, the reasoning is an argumentative speech that is designed to convince the addressee of something. This implies that the analysis of speech structures considers not only logical and grammatical aspects but also functional and communicative aspects. After reviewing the main issues on the verbal interaction study particularly in linguostylistics and neo-rhetoric (theory of argument

Paradoxes of modern mediatext in the context of semiotics methodology

2019 Volume 6, No. 2, General Theory Questions Of Media Speech Criticism
The article formulates and substantiates the problem of the paradox of modern media text. The emphasis is placed on the fact that traditional research methods are no longer able to interpret many processes taking place either inside the mass-media reality, discourse and media text as their representative, or in the relationship between the media text and social, reality, everyday life. One of the ways out of this situation is an appeal to the methodology of semiotics. Three aspects of the information-aesthetic paradox of media text are analyzed. These aspects are actualized by the culture of visuality (visual turn), which determines new ways of interrelation and existence of visual forms, words and society. Socially relevant, objective, documentary information is no longer the only, defini

Naming examination as a special kind of forensic linguistic examination

2019 Volume 6, No. 2, Media Text Linguistic Expertise As Media Speech Criticism Variety
In the article, based on the analysis of theoretical materials and expert practice, the prerequisites and grounds for distinguishing a naming examination into a special kind of forensic linguistic examination are considered. The choice of the term Naming Expertise is also justified. This term allows to accurately identify the range of objects involved in forensic research (not only trademarks and other means of individualization, but personal names, geographic names, domain names, etc.) and justifies the role of such examination in preventing the emergence of conflicting names as a result of naming errors. In accordance with the provisions of forensic expertology, three reasons for the formation of a new kind of linguistic examination were analyzed. First, the features of objects — names (