Content Analysis in the Newsroom

Learn from research on news coverage of protest and war and how it can help you on deadline.

Date & Time:

October 19, 2021






In this free webinar, you’ll hear from Reframe editor Aubrey Nagle about her research into local news coverage of protests following George Floyd’s murder in 2020, and Erik Slavin, of Stars and Stripes, about his research on coverage of the Afghan War. Both will speak to how content analysis and the lessons learned about framing, thematic coverage, and context can be applied in any newsroom.

Erik Slavin is the Europe and Middle East Bureau Chief for Stars and Stripes, an editorially independent daily newspaper and website covering news of interest to U.S. military members and families around the world. Based in Germany, Slavin manages a reporting staff working out of offices spanning five time zones. As a reporter, he covered the war in Iraq, spent three years in South Korea and nearly 10 years in Japan, where he led the newspaper’s coverage of the Great East Japan Earthquake and nuclear disaster in 2011. Before joining Stars and Stripes, he covered Capitol Hill and worked for multiple daily and weekly publications. Slavin holds a journalism degree and a master’s degree in mass communications from the University of Florida.