Verbal and Lexical Content of the Headlines in the Reputable Spanish Online Newspapers in the Context of the Socio-Political Reality

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Rumyantseva E.I.

PhD Student, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: Media Language

The interconnection between the crisis and the Spanish digital mass media language is expressed in the active usage of the euphemisms, neologisms and figurative collocations; the quantitative predominance of the formal predicates; the clear stylistic distinction in the titles-forming between the news and the publicistic style; the prevalence of the Historical Present; some deviations from the traditional grammatical and lexical norms — such as invective language and time discordance.

Keywords: Spanish, digital press, headlines, figurative vocabulary, formal predicates, El Mundo, El Pais, ABC, La Vanguardia