Comparing Swedish news and cultural journalism on the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris
Kristina Riegert and Andreas Widholm
thematic core” central to the event’s narrative ( Hepp & Couldry, 2009 : 20). From this mediated thematic core, local, national and transnational media networks may construct similar or different discourses about the event. The key point here is that since media events are spread beyond their cultures of origin, “All of them potentially become the property of cultural contexts outside their ‘home’ contexts” ( Hoover, 2009 : 290).
This study of Swedish coverage of the Parisattacks will take as its point of departure that there may indeed be variations in meanings about