Framing of cybercrimes in russian and english media texts

Abstract

Covering the incidents of cyber attacks, mass media inform the public about possible security threats and form the conventional knowledge of cyber criminals and their motives. The study of cybercrime framing in Russian and English media texts allows for reconstructing the sense-making process for a relatively new phenomenon in the different linguocultural communities. Russian and English-language media represent cyber attacks via frames of war, game, pandemic and crime. The frames appear as dynamic cognitive models that are able to adjust their content and structure to different contexts

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D. I. Imamgaiazova

Bashkir State University

Author for correspondence.
Email: diana.imamgaiazova@gmail.com
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5740-1951

Master of Philology, Master of Philosophy, external student of the Faculty of Philology, Department of Contemporary Russian Linguistics

Russian Federation, 32, Zaki Validi Street, Ufa, 450076, Russian Federation, Republic of Bashkortostan

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