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Svensk dagspress framställning av Greta Thunberg och den globala klimatstrejken.: En kvalitativ innehållsanalys av gestaltningar i dagspressen.
Växjö University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Social Sciences.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Swedish daily press presentation by Greta Thunberg and the global climate strike : A qualitative content analysis of performances in the daily press (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to examine how the Swedish daily press Dagens Nyheter andSvenska Dagbladet during the period August 2018 until April 2019 portrays the youngactivist Greta Thunberg and the social movement and hashtag #Fridaysforfuture in theirarticles.

The analysis has been executed through a qualitative content analysis and framing theory.The results of the study is that both news papers portays Greta Thunberg based on twothemes; age and functional limitation. When it comes to the social movements the newspapers portrays it based on two themes; age and incentives. The conclusion of this studyis that Greta Thunberg is portrayed through two perspectives based on the fact that she isa child. One perspective is that she is an independent child who refuses to go to schooland listen to other adult people. The second perspective involves a normative child whois ruled by their parents.

The analysis results of the study also show that the #Fridaysforfuture movement is mainlyproduced on the basis that the movement consists of children and young people. Theparticipants of the movement are thus portrayed on the basis that they are children andyoung people.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 35
Keywords [en]
Social movement, Framing, Qualitative content analysis, Swedish daily press
Keywords [sv]
Greta Thunberg
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Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-87953OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-87953DiVA, id: diva2:1342991
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Sociologi
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Sociology Programme, 180 credits
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Available from: 2019-08-15 Created: 2019-08-15 Last updated: 2019-08-15Bibliographically approved

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