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Department of Communication and Media Research Science Communication

Transnational Political Public Spheres? The Example of Climate Politics

For decades, the analysis of public spheres has been a core field in communication science and neighboring disciplines. Against the backdrop of a general transnationalization and globalization of the social sphere, communication scholars have increasingly paid attention to transnational forms of public sphere(s). This study analyzed journalistic coverage and internet debates about climate change policy.

Runtime: 2015-2018

Funding: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Participants: Prof. Dr. Mike Schäfer (UZH, Principal Investigator), Prof. Dr. Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw (UZH/University of Hamburg, Principal Investigator), Dr. Senja Post (UZH/University of Göttingen)

Total Sum: 284,991 CHF