Media Coverage of the Stormy Weather in Romania in September 2017

Delia Cristina BALABAN


Abstract:

In the context of climate change, unusual stormy weather has become a highly recurrent phenomenon. These kinds of events usually generate plenty media coverage. The article focused on media coverage of the stormy weather events that took place mid-September in Romania. In this particular case, the author will also analyze the way decision-makers in the capital city reacted, based on the messages that where disseminated on SNS. Using Framing Theory as a background for the present research, the methodology is based on content analysis of Romanian newspapers (both quality papers and tabloids), and of Romanian news portals related to news channels.

Keywords: Framing theory; Stormy weather; Media coverage

DOI: 10.24193/jmr.29.3

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