Featured Article: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Commmunication now features full-length articles, such as "Conversation Analysis and News Interviews," by Laura Loeb and Steven E. Clayman. Image: US Navy, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
“Communicating about climate change involves more than choices about which content to convey and how to convey it. It also involves a choice about how to label the issue itself, given the various terms used to represent the issue in public discourse—including “global warming,” “climate change,” and “global environmental change,” among others... ” —By Jonathon P. Schuldt
"The relationship between scientific experts and news media producers around issues of climate change has been a complicated and often contentious one, as the slow-moving and complex story has frequently challenged, and clashed with, journalistic norms of newsworthiness, speed, and narrative compression. Even as climate scientists have become more concerned by their evidence-based findings involving projected risks, doubts and confusion over communications addressing those risks have increased... " —By John Wihbey and Bud Ward