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Political discourse of REDD+ in Indonesia: Media analysis of national newspapers

Political discourse of REDD+ in Indonesia: Media analysis of national newspapers

The research for this thesis was carried out as part of a global comparative study (GCS) of reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). It used methodology developed in the Component 1 of the GCS analysing national REDD+ policies and processes. In the thesis the author examines how the mass media translate the REDD+ scheme to be understood for their readers through media framing. Given that REDD+ is a result of political negotiation process at the international level that impact on national politics, this study provides an overview and understanding of the political discourse of REDD+ in Indonesia – by looking at the relationship, roles and interests of key actors that affect the policy making process.

Authors: Santoso, L.

Topic: REDD, analysis

Geographic: Indonesia

Publisher: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2012

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