Canadian News Media Coverage of Climate Change: Historical Trajectories, Dominant Frames, and International Comparisons

  title={Canadian News Media Coverage of Climate Change: Historical Trajectories, Dominant Frames, and International Comparisons},
  author={Mark C. J. Stoddart and Randolph Haluza-Delay and David B. Tindall},
  journal={Society \& Natural Resources},
  pages={218 - 232}
We examine climate change news coverage from 1997 to 2010 in two Canadian national newspapers: the Globe and Mail and the National Post. The following questions guide our analysis: Why did the volume of climate change coverage rise and fall during the period? Focusing on the key period of 2007–2008, what kinds of issue categories, thematic frames, and rhetorical frames dominate the news discourse? Canadian news coverage of climate change is characterized by a series of peaks and troughs… 
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