War or Peace Journalism? Study of Media Coverage by Russian Media Outlets of the Trade War Between China and the USA





Trade War, Crisis Communication, Media Frames, Peace and War Journalism, Russian Media


In recent years, the trade war between China and USA became one of the most important crises not only in global economic relations, but also in the international political agenda. The trade war between the world’s major powers also involved the core countries from differing regions, due to the significance of the trading streams between China and the USA. Therefore, Russia as one of the core countries was also affected by this trade war and attempted to develop own policy and economic relations towards the two sides. The current research is devoted to analysing the Russian media coverage of the trade war between China and USA based on content analysis and the implication of structural differences existing in the current Russian media system into war and peace journalism paradigms.

Author Biography

Viktor Tuzov, City University of Hong Kong

Viktor Tuzov, PhD student and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.


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How to Cite

Tuzov, V. (2021). War or Peace Journalism? Study of Media Coverage by Russian Media Outlets of the Trade War Between China and the USA. Central European Journal of Communication, 14(2(29), 217-236. https://doi.org/10.51480/1899-5101.14.2(29).2



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