Privatization of water – about the abuse of an issue

Did the Austrian chancellor “hop on” the issue of water privatization to stimulate his election campaign in 2013? Our research project on water supply, water scarcity and the public debate about privatization and the media content analysis in particular shows some interesting results: The case: Privatization of water was one of the big issues in the media in 2013 – even in Austria, one of the water richest countries in Europe. But a closer look at media reports in Austria in the year 2013 shows that there wasn’t a public discourse about sustainability and the environmental dimension of water supply … Continue reading Privatization of water – about the abuse of an issue