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Newspapers of Osijek, Then and Now

Maja Glušac orcid id ; Filozofski fakultet, Sveučilišta Josip Juraj Strossmayera u Osijeku, Osijek, Hrvatska

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The beginning of journalism in Osijek marks the year 1848, when Osijek gained it’s first newspaper, printed in German language (Der Volksredner für Vaterland, Freiheit und Gesetz, für Kunst, Gewerbe und Wissenschaft), while the first newspaper in Croatian language was not printed until the year 1878. In the paper, the features of newspapers printed in Osijek during the first half of the 20th century (Narodna obrana which in 1914 changed it’s name to Hrvatska obrana; Hrvatski list) are described. Through comparison with contemporary newspaper material of Osijek, the similarities and the differences of newspaper language and style are shown and compared, as well as the distinctiveness of style, caused by linguistic and extra – linguistic reasons: the expressions of time significance and newspaper headlines.


newspapers of Osijek, newspaper headlines, expressions of time significance, temporal contributions

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