It is no exaggeration to say that the Scottish referendum on independence was presented in the Spanish media as a top-priority domestic issue throughout the whole campaign, reaching a climax of expectation and, in some quarters, even trepidation towards the end. Given the territorial tensions in Spain at the time, this is hardly surprising and, as we will see, coverage of the Scottish referendum acted primarily as a proxy for position-taking in relation to those tensions.
|Title of host publication||Scotland's Referendum and the Media|
|Subtitle of host publication||National and International Perspectives|
|Editors||Neil Blain, David Hutchison, Gerry Hassan|
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Publisher||Edinburgh University Press|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- media discourse
- national identity
Castello, E., León Solís, F., & O'Donnell, H. (2016). Spain, Catalonia and the Scottish referendum: a study in multiple realities. In N. Blain, D. Hutchison, & G. Hassan (Eds.), Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives (pp. 159-172). Edinburgh University Press.