International journal
ISSN 2311-0759 (Online)
ISSN 2311-0740 (Print)

Жанры СМИ

Genre variety of literary materials on the pages of the newspaper “Saratovsky Vestnik” of the 1910s

The article deals with the newspaper genres, used for literary materials in the newspaper “Saratovsky Vestnik” (Saratov Herald) in 1910–1913. This is the time when Saratov’s newspaper culture is taking shape: the structure of the newspaper page, its layout and arrangement of materials, the link between the visual range and the genre palette. The Vestnik features the genres of newspaper advertisement, as well as chronicledocumentary articles.

Changes in informative and analytical genres of modern media

The article discusses the main trends of changes in mass media communication based on informative and analytical genres of the modern press and electronic media. The research is performed within interpretative discourse analysis and is based on quantitative analysis of the data. The authors of the article claim that in the modern information age, traditional media are no longer the most influential sphere of communication. The  media are forced to give way to social networks that are far from complying with the norms of the Russian language.

The interaction of the categories of expressiveness and evaluativity in personal genres of the US media discourse

The aim of the given research is to elucidate the correlation between lexical stylistic (expressive) devices and their contextual evaluative meanings in the genres of blog and column of the US media space. The categories of expressiveness and evaluativity are the most essential for adequate understanding and interpretation of modern media in the context of technological convergence, information exchange speed increase, tangible transformation of genre systems, and increased subjectivity.

Особенности функционирования доминантных вербализаторов этического концепта «Благо» в средствах массовой информации

Статья посвящена особенностям функционирования доминантных вербализаторов этических концептов в СМИ, рассматриваемых на примере слов «благодать» и «благодарность». Цель данной статьи – проследить особенности семантических изменений слов в современном употреблении в сравнении с их исконным этическим значением. В статье анализируются данные толковых словарей церковнославянского и русского языков, устанавливаются этически нагруженные семы, объединяющие вербализаторы и свидетельствующие об их исключительной ценности в русской ментальности.

Dialogization of discourse and genre in media

The article studies dialogization of media monologue messages aimed at intensifying the interiorization of new information into the addressee’s picture of the world by stimulating a dialogue with the audience. There have been singled out two levels of dialogization–discourse and genre.

Genre forms in the children’s humoristic magazine “Veselye kartinki”: 1990s

The article is included in the circle of studies related to the study of genre characteristics of texts. The relevance of the study is determined by the changeable nature of speech genres, each of which contains traditional (archaic) genre-forming features, as well as new, changing ones. The aim of the undertaken research was to consider genre forms and features in the children’s comic magazine “Veselye Kartinki”. Issues of the period from 1985 to 1999 were selected as the research material.

Representation of Judicial Power in the Genres of Russian Print Media

The present study is devoted to the problem of discursive construction of judicial power in Russian print media. The purpose of the article is to distinguish the dominating genres through which the work of the institution is revealed. The author indicates that some genres are characterized by typical representations of the judiciary. The article analyses the use of informational, analytical and publicist genre groups. The researcher reveals characteristic features in the use of genres chosen by papers supporting opposite ideologies.

Trends of Changes in the Stilistic Identity of Traditional Journalistic Genres in the Present Press

Interconnection, interpenetration, or convergence of journalistic genres, is the main process typical of traditional journalistic genres, which is altering their stylistic image. Journalists seek to provide a multifaceted view of complicated modern life, which makes media landscape particularly dense and heterogeneous. The article describes several tendencies which have changed the stylistic image of traditional newspaper genres – tendency towards interactivity, creolized structure, visual representation of information.


The study is devoted to the forecast as one of the still insufficiently studied speech genres. Forecasting assumes a special significance in the period of sociopolitical instability, when society is interested in looking into the future, so that it was possible to prevent all sorts of negative consequences. Various forecasts such as information and analytical genres are constantly broadcast through the media. This determines the problems of this research and its relevance. The research is based on Russian federal and regional publications and their electronic versions.


The author examines the conceptual idea of the development of Russia in 2016, reflected in the genre of analytical review in online publications of various (progovernment and opposition) socio-political, ideological orientation, and represented through metaphors formed within the framework of the anthropomorphic conceptual macromodel. The paper identifies the most actual models and their variants of anthropomorphic transfers in the media under investigation.