New dictionary entries, humanities festivals and Trump appointments: Reading in the news – Thurs 17 Nov
Release Date 17 November 2016
Here’s Thursday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.
New dictionary entries:
- Following the announcement about new words entering the Oxford English dictionary, Dr Melani Schroeter (Modern Languages and European Studies) spoke to BBC Berkshire about the origins of the word ‘Brexit’.
- Dr Mark Shanahan also discussed the entry of ‘post-truth’ into the dictionary with BBC Berkshire.
Trump appointments: Prof Theodore Roosevelt Malloch from the Directors Forum Advisory Board at the Henley Business School, is mentioned as a candidate to take up a position in Donald Trump’s administration. The news is reported at WND.