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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Framing of China in News Media‟s Coverage of Global Climate Change / Yan, Wu

Climate Change and Mass Media, Pages: 158 - 173

Swansea University Author: Yan, Wu

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This chapter applies framing theory to China’s representation in news media coverage of global climate change. Using the Lexis-Nexis Asia-Pacific News database, 285 news articles between 7 July 1998 and 7 July 2008 are analysed. The stories chosen have “China” in their headlines and have either “cli...

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description This chapter applies framing theory to China’s representation in news media coverage of global climate change. Using the Lexis-Nexis Asia-Pacific News database, 285 news articles between 7 July 1998 and 7 July 2008 are analysed. The stories chosen have “China” in their headlines and have either “climate change” or “global warming” mentioned at least three times in the main body. These stories come from 47 news outlets based in 17 countries and regions,1 including major international media players such as Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the AFP, the Associated Press, Chinadaily.com.cn, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, the United Press International, and Xinhua News Agency. Such a sample allows an insight into patterns of global climate change discourse by comparing media coverage of the same issue across geopolitical regions and over a period of time. Key questions asked in this chapter include: How do media visualise global climate change and its connection to China? Who are the major claims-makers in media’s coverage of global climate change? What is the evaluation by different media of global climate change as a risk?
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