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Title: Newspaper response to the Edinburgh congestion charging proposals
Authors: Ryley, Tim
Gjersoe, Nathalia
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: RYLEY, T. and GJERSOE, N., 2006. Newspaper response to the Edinburgh congestion charging scheme proposals, Transport Policy 13 (1), pp. 66-73.
Abstract: The media has been identified as a key player in the implementation of road pricing schemes, often against a background of low public and political acceptability. A media analysis framework was applied to the Edinburgh congestion charging proposals, to investigate newspaper response to the scheme. Newspaper coverage had been highly politicised and increasingly negative over the time period leading up to the referendum in February 2005, when the proposals were rejected by Edinburgh residents. The role of newspapers in reporting and making opinion, and the balance of positive and negative arguments towards the congestion charging proposals, are explored.
Description: The article has been published in the journal, Transport policy [© Elsevier] and is also available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VGG-4HDG99F-
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/2756
ISSN: 0967-070X
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