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About Anna Pringle

Anna Pringle is a master’s student in Climate Change: Policy, Media and Society at Dublin City University. Her research interests include political ecology and media representations of climate change. 

Blog • 04.06.2021

Portrayals of Degrowth in the Press: ‘Free market magic’ vs ‘Radical doomsayers’


By: Anna Pringle

This blog post analyzes press coverage of degrowth in Western European (English language) newspapers and magazines between January 2015 and October 2020.  Using media theory concepts such as agenda setting and framing, it explores how degrowth is being considered in the press, particularly as a potential response to climate change.