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The Elements of Framing Communications--Context, Numbers and Messengers
This article begins to break the process of framing down by examining the strategic elements that comprise a frame.
This article begins to break the process of reframing down by examining the strategic elements that comprise a frame. The elements of a frame help people understand new information by providing cues for how to interpret the communication. The concepts and research in this article are derived from the work of the FrameWorks Institute, a non-profit communications research organization in Washington, DC. Download the article to learn more.
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This article examines three additional elements of the frame – the research which supports each element, how to use it effectively in your communications and examples that relate each element directl…