Analyzing the European Parliamentary Elections in 2019: Actor Visibility and Issue-Framing in Transnational Media

  • Stefan WallaschekEmail author


The chapter looks at the coverage of the 2019 electoral campaigns of the European Parliament (EP) in transnational media and examines the actor visibility and issue-framing by deploying a discourse network analysis. The results demonstrate that various domestic actors from different EU member states are featured in the media and that political conflicts on a transnational migration policy and transnational climate policy are strongly present. These findings shed light on the transnationalization of the public sphere, and the use of studying transnational media in EP electoral campaign.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Für SozialwissenschaftenUniversität HildesheimHildesheimGermany

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