SOME FEATURES OF VERBALIZATION OF THE CONCEPT «MUSLIM WORLD» IN VIRTUAL COMMUNICATIVE SPACE
The article deals with some features of representation of the concept “Muslim World” in a virtual media discourse. The article directly involves the study of the problem of “West-East” relations. In addition, the analysis of linguistic units which are nominative for the designation of the concept “Muslim World” is presented, and the features of this concept are also indicated. The analysis of communicative strategies of the manipulative nature that are used to update the concept “Muslim World” in the mass consciousness was carried out. The material of the study was popular English mass media. Studying some articles from Al Jazeera: Live News, CNN International edition, comments on the official materials, the author comes to the conclusion the semantic load of the concept is objectified through the use of negative connotation.