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Philology Matters

Article Title

A Publicist Discource As A Conceptual Linguistic Unit Forming The Base Of The Text

Abstract

The article discusses the features of a publicistic style, justifies the standard of this style, which is based on the transfer of the socially significant information. Publicistic discourse was also analyzed as a conceptual unit of the text. The structure of speech in a journalistic text also depends on the consistency of the linguistic units, which contain conceptual and evaluative units. One of the main features of the press is a trend towards social assessment. It is obvious that newspaper language is not intended simply to describe objects and events by their nature, but to give them a certain assessment on behalf of any social group, class or society. This law exists from the very beginning of the appearance of the first newspapers and magazines, and it also explains the semantic development of its vocabulary.