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About media framing • (written by Brian Dean)


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Lazy Person’s Guide to Framing – available on Kindle at Amazon. Reached #2 Amazon bestseller rating in ‘Propaganda & Spin’ category.

Latest blog posts:

Algorithm politics & framing (NEW! – June 2022)

“Whataboutism” – the framing of a tactic (March 2022)

The strange case of Glenn Greenwald – part 1

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“Weaponised” political framing
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Framing: starting guides

Many people mistakenly see frames as simply a respectable name for “spin” or persuasion (marketing/PR). Actually, we think in frames all the time – it’s how we make sense of “raw” experience. Going beyond the popular misconception of framing as “superficial wordplay” is one of the main aims of this blog. Here are a few short intros to get you started on this most important of 21st century ideas:


“News” & political framing

Here are some examples from this site on how framing may be applied to political and media issues:

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February 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm