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Visual Framing on the “Debating Europe” Platform: a case study on the “economic consequences” and “attribution of responsibility” generic frames


  • Alexandra BARDAN

    () (University of Bucharest)


This article aims to provide an overview on the visual content published on the “Debating Europe” Platform, a qualitative approach of the visual communication model of the platform, as well as a series of methodological observations resulting from the analysis of two corpora of images. After a brief presentation of the ‘Debating Europe’ platform, the visual analysis framework is considered, questioning a two-fold approach. Accordingly, a case study is conducted, first to identify the visual representation of two generic frames, “attribution of responsibility” and “economic consequences”, and second, whether these two frames can be inferred from the visual content published on the “Debating Europe” platform.

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  • Alexandra BARDAN, 2016. "Visual Framing on the “Debating Europe” Platform: a case study on the “economic consequences” and “attribution of responsibility” generic frames," Revista Romana de Jurnalism si Comunicare - Romanian Journal of Journalism and Communication, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies – Universitatea din Bucuresti, Facultatea de Jurnalism si Stiintele Comunicarii, issue 2-3, pages 53-63.
  • Handle: RePEc:foj:journl:y:2016:i:2-3:p:53-63

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    Virtual public sphere; visual framing.;

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