Papers are welcomed for a special issue of the journalÂ Environmental Communication: A Journal of Culture and NatureÂ (Official Journal of IECA) to be published inÂ March 2014Â on the topic ofMedia Research on Climate Change.
Acknowledging the vast amount of academic research done over the past decade on the media coverage of climate change and its various results, questions of how to continue in this research field have risen. What conclusions can be drawn from the existing works and how can the research move into the next phase? In which direction should the field orient itself, theoretically and empirically speaking?
Possible themes papers may address include:
- The development of theoretical and conceptual frameworks for media studies on climate change
- (New) methodological procedures for media studies on climate change
- Particularly important empirical aspects of future media studies on climate change, such as online representations and/or the role of communications campaigns/persuasive communication
- Ways in which media studies on climate change can be integrated into interdisciplinary collaborative research aimed at mitigating and adapting to climate change impacts
Deadline for submissions:Â 28 February 2013
For more detailed information on the journal and how to submit the paper, clickÂ here.
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– Sacha Kagan (based in LÃ¼neburg, Germany) and Rana Ã–ztÃ¼rk (based in Berlin, Germany)
– Oleg Koefoed and Kajsa Paludan (both based in Copenhagen, Denmark)
– Hans Dieleman (based in Mexico-City, Mexico)
– Francesca Cozzolino and David Knaute (both based in Paris, France)
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