Environmental Communication

  title={Environmental Communication},
  author={Eleanor Joyce Seitz and Travis B. Wagner and Laura Lindenfeld},
  booktitle={Encyclopedia of GIS},
In light of increasing global attention on development, particularly in terms of sustainability as a new buzzword and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, attention needs to be directed on how the press actually represents sustainable development to the public at large. This study addresses the themes and frames embedded in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal‘s coverage of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development. A qualitative textual analysis focusing on articles…