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The paper also includes a 28-item selected bibliography, a list of Doublespeak Award winners from 1974 to 1990 explaining reasons for the award and giving examples, and a list of the George Orwell winners from 1975 to 1990.

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Concept Paper No. 2. oceedings{kAB, title {Doublespeak: A Brief History, Definition, and . Concept Paper No., author {W. G. Gibson and William Rudolf Lutz}, year {1991} }. oceedings{kAB, title {Doublespeak: A Brief History, Definition, and Bibliography, with a List of Award Winners, 1974-1990. NCTE Concept Paper Series.

Doublespeak: A Brief History, Definition, and Bibliography, with a List of Award Winners, 1974-1990. NCTE Concept Paper No. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. This book probes the efforts at manipulation individuals face daily in this information age and the tactics of persuaders from many sectors of society using various forms of Orwellian "doublespeak.

The following is a list of Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions from the years 1990 to 1999. List of Peabody Award winners (1990-1999) from PeabodyAwards.

Find nearly any book by Walker Gibson. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Macmillan Handbook of English. ISBN 9780023630002 (978-0-02-363000-2) Hardcover, Macmillan, 1965.

The pervasiveness of doublespeak in mass media was brought to NCTE's attention at its 1971 convention in Las Vegas. In Doublespeak: A Brief History, Definition, and Bibligraphy, with a List of Award Winners, Walker Gibson, the incoming president, recalls Richard Ohmann, Resolutions Committee chair, approaching him before the convention's annual business meeting. We have some dandy resolutions for you," he said (1991, p. 5). These resolutions directly addressed "commercial propaganda" and "semantic distortion" and would lead NCTE to take a national role.

Doublespeak may take the form of euphemisms (. downsizing" for layoffs and "servicing the target" for bombing), in which case it is primarily meant to make the truth sound more palatable. In such cases, doublespeak disguises the nature of the truth.

those who have engaged in doublespeak

those who have engaged in doublespeak. It has been issued by the National Council of Teachers of English since 1974. Nominees must be from the US, though in 1975 the award was given to Yassir Arafat.

Origins and concepts. Edward Herman's book Beyond Hypocrisy also includes a doublespeak dictionary of commonly employed media terms and phrases into plain English. The term "doublespeak" originates in George Orwell's book Nineteen Eighty-Four. Although the term is not used in the book, it is a close relative of two of the book's central concepts, "doublethink" and "Newspeak". Doublespeak might also have some connections with contemporary theories.

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