Bruno Takahashi is assistant professor of environmental journalism and communication at Michigan State University with a joint appointment in the School of Journalism and the Department of Communication. Dr. Takahashi is the research director of the Knight Center in Environmental Journalism. He is also affiliated to the Health and Risk Communication Center, the Environmental Science and Policy Program, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at MSU. He received his bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Lima, Peru, and his M.S. and Ph.D in environmental science from SUNY ESF. His research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs, environmental journalism practices, risk communication, and the links between media and policy. He has a particular interest in the coverage of environmental issues in Latin America media and US Latino media.
Tandoc, E., Takahashi, B., Thomas, R. (2017). Fox News’ coverage of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change. Journalism Practice. doi: 10.1080/17512786.2017.1343095.
Takahashi, B., Duan, R., and Van Witsen, A. (2017). Hispanics' behavioral intentions towards energy conservation: The role of socio-demographic, informational, and attitudinal variables. Social Science Quarterly. doi:10.1111/ssqu.12395.
Duan, R., Zwickle, A., & Takahashi, B. (2017). Abstract or concrete? A construal-level perspective of climate change images in U.S. print newspapers. Climatic Change. 142(3), 345-360. doi:10.1007/s10584-017-1945-9.
Takahashi, B., Terracina, C., Amann, K., and Meisner, M. (2017). Policy, economic themes dominate ethanol headlines. Newspaper Research Journal. 38(1), 119–133.
Duan, R., & Takahashi, B. (2017). The two-way flow of news: A comparative study of American and Chinese newspaper coverage of Beijing’s air pollution. International Communication Gazette. 79(1), 83-107. doi: 10.1177/1748048516656303
Takahashi, B., Huang, K., Fico, F., & Poulson, D. (2017). Climate change reporting in Great Lakes region newspapers: A comparative study of the use of expert sources. Environmental Communication. 11(1), 106-121. doi:10.1080/17524032.2016.1220967.
Takahashi, B., Tandoc, E. C., Duan, R., & Van Witsen A. (2017). Revisiting environmental citizenship: The role of information capital and media use. Environment & Behavior, 49(2), 111-135. doi:10.1177/0013916515620892
JRN 473/873 Environment, Health, and Science Jrn Seminar
JRN 475 International News and Governments
COM 399 – Environmental Communication