Masculinities in Breitbart News



I collected 100 articles from the  Breitbart News website which contained the word men. This produced a corpus of almost 69,000 words. When I looked at the most salient words in the corpus, I found the following:


I found it of interest that a corpus of texts which was compiled with the intention of investigating maculinities, contained such a large number of salient words related to feminities.

If I looked at the collocates of women ordered by MI score, I found the following:


There appears to be a discourse related to the opposition to women having combat roles within the armed forces:


Furthermore, the data contains a discourse in which women are in need of being protected by men:

protect-women women-network


After this very brief look at the corpus, there appears to be a very prominent discourse related to the notion of male patriarchy.


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