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

  1. Alberto Isaac Ardèvol Abreu 1
  1. 1 University of Vienna

    University of Vienna

    Viena, Austria

    ROR https://ror.org/03prydq77

REIS: Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas

ISSN: 0210-5233

Ano de publicación: 2016

Número: 155

Páxinas: 37-54

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.5477/cis/reis.155.37 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAcceso aberto editor


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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