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The chaos of large-scale projects : How Dutch news media present the debate about the future development of Twente Airport between 2007 and 2010

Groß, T.V.J. (2019) The chaos of large-scale projects : How Dutch news media present the debate about the future development of Twente Airport between 2007 and 2010.

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Abstract:Making of informed decisions by stakeholders for or against large projects requires an effective information transition. News media are one of the common channels in which information transition takes place. The transparency, quality, and characteristics of the information are essential for the stakeholders to create their own opinion on the subject. This paper analyzes frames, arguments, and the related stakeholders in the debate on the area development plans of Airport Twente in the Netherlands in the period of four years (2007-2010). Based on the results of the media analysis on 270 Dutch newspaper articles it is advised tto improve and motivate citizen participation in public affairs. For this purpose, information needs to be transparent and easily accessible for the stakeholders. Furthermore, it is advised to focus on cocreation between different interest groups to reduce criticism and enable
Item Type:Essay (Bachelor)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:89 political science
Programme:Communication Studies BSc (56615)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/80879
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