Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-61290
Hänggli, R (2012). Key Factors in Frame Building: How Strategic Political Actors Shape News Media Coverage. American Behavioral Scientist, 56(3):300-317.
In this article, the author focuses on the relationship between political actors and the mass media. The author uses media frames as dependent variables and investigates the factors that influence the presence and frequency of frames applied by journalists (the frames in “news media”). This has come to be known as frame building. The author argues that there are at least three important factors in frame building: power, the salience of the frames in the media input, and the multiplication effect of the minister. Using data from content analyses of campaign material and news media and from interviews with political actors, the author finds support that for frame presence, power is important. For frame frequency, the salience of the frames in the media input and the minister are crucial.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Political Science|
|DDC:||320 Political science|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||frame building, framing, news frames|
|Deposited On:||02 Apr 2012 12:38|
|Last Modified:||26 Nov 2012 16:39|
|Additional Information:||Special Issue Title: Framing Politics: An Integrative Approach|
|Free access at:||Publisher DOI. An embargo period may apply.|
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