Better naked than dead - Communicating analysis of Italian perception of security related issues

Martina de Gramatica
Prague Graduate School in Comparative Qualitative Analysis 2013
Paper related to Italian perception of security related issues. The following paper beings with an introduction to the Italian media landscape, including a brief description of the two newspapers from which the analyzed articles were drawn. The third chapter outlines the methodological framework used in the research. This chapter is particularly relevant as it outline potential biases. The fourth chapter describes each of the three case studies, and also provides an overview of the recurring security-related fears of Italians, delineating the realms within which their fears exist. The last chapter, the core of this paper, provides a descriptive analysis of the coding salience and outlines the general tendencies related to security issues. A final conclusion summarizes the findings and is followed by additional reference material.