"Framing" de las crisis humanitarias en los medios de comunicación españolesuna aproximación inductiva

  1. Alberto Isaac Ardèvol Abreu 1
  1. 1 University of Vienna (Austria)
REIS: Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas

ISSN: 0210-5233

Year of publication: 2016

Issue: 155

Pages: 37-54

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5477/CIS/REIS.155.37 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2016
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.731
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 0.731
  • Article influence score: 0.18
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: SOCIOLOGY Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 92/143 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

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  • Year 2016
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.276
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Sociology and Political Science Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 540/1226

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  • Year 2016
  • Journal Impact: 0.870
  • Field: SOCIOLOGÍA Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 2/74


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  • CiteScore of the Journal : 1.5
  • Area: Sociology and Political Science Percentile: 66


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  • Total citations: 4
  • Recent citations: 2
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 1.63


The media are important actors in humanitarian crisis management and resolution, both in the countries facing the crises and in the rest of the world. Based on an inductive approach to a news sample from four Spanish newspapers, this study analyses the news frames used in the coverage of countries facing humanitarian crises. Results show that, with certain differences between countries, the Spanish press frames these countries as being theatres of war and violence, Islamic terrorism, and crime. From a theoretical perspective, results also suggest that news frames should not be classified either as "generic" or "specific", but that they should instead be placed on a continuous scale ranging from "generic" through to "specific".

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