Matthews, J., 2015. Framing alleged Islamist plots: a case study of British press coverage since 9/11. Critical Studies on Terrorism, 8 (2), pp. 266-283.
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In the decade post 9/11 , the UK terrorist threat was associated with a series of high profile counter terrorism operations, linked to specific plots. These terrorism related episodes received significant media attention and, as a consequence, were a visible sign of the contemporary terrorist threat. This paper seeks to identify the dominant frames rendered in news media reporting on these episodes. Through a longitudinal study of UK press coverage, the analysis reveals that two prominent frames were present, an inevitability and preparedness frame, with alleged plots serving to underline the risk posed by contemporary terrorism,and a belonging and responsibility frame, which cast later episodes as belonging to the Muslim communities disrupted by police
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||terrorism, alleged plots, news framing, newspapers|
|Deposited By:||Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2015 10:27|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2015 08:38|
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