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Images of Extreme Weather: Symbolising Human Responses to Climate Change
Extreme weather events have been increasingly in the news, accompanied by images. At the end of 2011, when such reports were ever present, the International Panel on Climate Change published a draft report on extreme weather ...
When Climate Science Became Climate Politics: British Media Representations of Climate Change in 1988.
Climate change has become a pressing environmental concern for scientists, social commentators and politicians. Previous social science research has explored media representations of climate change in various temporal and ...
Anti-Zionism and the Iranian Press
(Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, 2013)
Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, anti-Zionism has remained an important ideological building block of the Islamic Republic of Iran. This paper examines the manifestation of anti-Zionism in the English-language Iranian ...
Fracking in the UK Press: Threat Dynamics in an Unfolding Debate
(Public Understanding of Science, 2014)
Shale gas is a novel source of fossil fuel which is extracted by induced hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” This article examines the the socio-political dimension of fracking as manifested in the UK press at three key ...
Who or what has agency in the discussion of antimicrobial resistance in UK news media (2010-2015)? A transivity analysis
The increase in infections resistant to the existing antimicrobial medicines has become a topic of concern for health professionals, policy makers and publics across the globe; however, among the public there is a sense ...