Semantic Study on Network News Texts in Mode of “Distant Reading”


  • Yanxin Chen
  • Qinling Jing



Distant Reading; Semantic Analysis; Text Research.


The corpus adopted in this study is from the official news texts of Chinese and foreign network media collected and processed by researchers. By Voyant, a web-based text reading and analysis platform, the study finds and analyzes the semantic differences of lexical chunk Chinese culture in Chinese and foreign news stories under the semantic view of systematic-functional grammar with the digital humanistic mode “distant reading” as the semantic analysis research means. the study explores the implicit semantic deviation and its logical semantic relationship between Chinese and foreign news texts.


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How to Cite

Chen, Y., & Jing, Q. (2021). Semantic Study on Network News Texts in Mode of “Distant Reading”. BCP Social Sciences & Humanities, 14, 256-268.