Project Details


The research project "Pandemic rhetoric: Risk communication in a changing media landscape" meets the urgent need to understand the rhetorical conditions and challenges for risk communication in current media. Focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic, the research delves into current communication strategies of the health authorities in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

The project investigates:

The use of different media platforms and rhetorical strategies.
The media where risk is constituted and trust negotiated.
How the public perceives the use of different media platforms, and the differing rhetoric surrounding pandemics.
Effective start/end date01/08/201931/07/2023