Reporting on Climate Cchange

Lead Research Organisation: Cardiff University
Department Name: Journalism Media and Cultural Studies


The veganism movement is rapidly expanding, with concerns around climate change one of its motivators. However, the British press largely omits environmental concerns in its framing of veganism.
How is veganism discursively constructed in the press in relation to the ecological implications of diet and climate change? How do experts define links between diet and climate change? How do journalists construct (or not) such links? Mixed methods (quantitative content analysis and qualitative discourse analysis of press coverage; semi-structured interviews with climate change experts/campaigners (news sources); journalists.


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ES/P00069X/1 01/10/2017 30/09/2027
2261577 Studentship ES/P00069X/1 01/10/2019 16/12/2023 Lucy Aprahmaian Aprahamian