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Rahel Roloff

Universität Hamburg

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Rahel Roloff is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Social Sciences, Universität Hamburg. Her current research examines what structural problems prevent the media industry from adequately covering the climate crisis and if the concept of transformative journalism(s) could provide solutions. She is especially interested in analyzing, if and how new understandings, practices, and structures of journalism have found their way onto the most under-researched but most widely used medium in Germany, television.

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Communications research Climate Justice Public opinion

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Tschötschel, Robin; Schumann, Norman; Roloff, Rahel, and Brüggemann, Michael. “Der Klimawandel im öffentlich-rechtlichen Fernsehen.” Media Perspektiven, 12/2022, 574-581.