Claimsmakers and their activities
Bogard (2011) states that ‘Claimsmaking activities’ are the ones that typically construct and reinforce social problems in which the media, activists, government and experts play significant roles. Two major claimsmakers who contributed to negative representation of Tamil refugees during and after their arrival in 2009 and 2010 were the government and ...
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