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Media Framing : a comparative content analysis on mainstream and alternative news coverage of Occupy Wall Street

@inproceedings{Cissel2012MediaF,
  title={Media Framing : a comparative content analysis on mainstream and alternative news coverage of Occupy Wall Street},
  author={Margaret Cissel},
  year={2012}
}
  • Margaret Cissel
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • This study examined the relationship between media framing and the way both mainstream and alternative media sources portray similar news events. Communication theories were researched and used in a comparative content analysis that examined articles written by mass and alternative media sources within the first three weeks of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. The study found that the portrayal of the movement differed greatly depending on the source. While mass media articles framed the… CONTINUE READING
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