Symbolic representation of space, time and numbering in media on the example of reporting about Euromaidan

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Bezp’yatchuk Zh. I. № 2 (53) 303-315 Image Image

The concept of symbol in Ernst Cassirer philosophy of symbolic forms has been reviewed in terms of its basic qualities and possibilities of application in media research. Qualities of a symbol are functional relations of space, time, numbers, causality in particular. It has been demonstrated how exactly they can be studied in the media on the example of reports and analytical articles dedicated to Maidan in the Ukrainian and Polish print media.

Keywords: Euromaidan, Maidan, symbol, media, space, time, numbering in media.

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