Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9074
Title: Dependency, (non)liability and austerity news frames of bailout Greece
Authors: Doudaki, Vaia 
Boubouka, Angeliki 
Spyridou, Lia Paschalia 
Tzalavras, Christos 
Keywords: Bailout
Economic crisis
Greece
News framing
Frames
Issue Date: 1-Aug-2016
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Source: European Journal of Communication, 2016, Volume 31, Issue 4, Pages 426-445
Abstract: Instructed theoretically by the critical discussion on the media’s alignment with the institutions of power in societies, this study examines how the Greek legacy press framed the discussion over the crisis, by focusing on the bailout agreements Greece signed with the troika during the period 2010–2012. The analysis, following a three-step process in frames’ detection, focuses on the associations of actors and their responsibility, causes, solutions and effects of the crisis and the bailouts, as appearing in the news texts studied, and reveals a de-contexualised neoliberal discourse articulated through three distinct frames: the dependency, the (non)liability and the austerity frame. The representations of the financial crisis in the newspapers studied largely echo the neoliberal voices and strengthen the hegemonic discourse over the necessity and inescapability of the bailout policies, feeding the ‘masterframe’ of the neoliberal vision of the crisis.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9074
ISSN: 02673231
Rights: © The Author(s) 2016
Appears in Collections:Άρθρα/Articles

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Doudaki.pdf379.46 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Show full item record

Page view(s) 5

66
Last Week
3
Last month
5
checked on Jun 28, 2017

Download(s) 20

7
checked on Jun 28, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.