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Global Environmental Change: Climate change in news media across the globe

Climate change poses a challenge to countries across the world, with news media being an important source of information on the issue. To understand how and how much news media cover climate change, a recent study by Valerie Hase, Daniela Mahl, Mike Schäfer and Tobias Keller compares coverage in ten countries from the Global North and the Global South between 2006 and 2018 (N = 71,674). 

Hase, V., Mahl, D., Schäfer, M.S., & Keller, T. (2021): Climate Change in News Media across the Globe: An Automated Analysis of Issue Attention and Themes in Climate Change Coverage in 10 Countries (2006-2018). Global Environmental Change, 70, 102353. Online first publication. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102353 (Link)