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New media in the protest movement: explicit and implicit expression of point of view on the protest movement occupy wall street on Twitter

Вопросы психолингвистики. 2014. Vol. 3. No. 21. P. 150-159.

The article presents the results of the research of linguistic peculiarities in expression of personal opinion about the protest movement on Twitter in the USA. In the first part of the article there is an overview of the event, its description and specific features. There is also described the role of new media in coverage of the political events. Further in the investigation there was examined Twitter as a means of communication. The core part of the article presents a content analysis of the messages taken from Twitter microblog and exposed to linguistic analysis. In the end of the article there is a conclusion, based on the research data which is also presented in tables.