Table 2. Fragmentation of media coverage indicated by the inclusion of arguments in support of or opposition to the dam removal in online articles about four Swedish dam removal cases.

Dam removal case Type of article N Support only Oppose only Both sides
Alby Articles by journalists 10 2 5 3
Hallstahammar Articles by journalists 12 3 2 7
Letters to editor 1 1 0 0
Orsa Articles by journalists 7 2 4 1
Letters to editor 5 4 1 0
Tallåsen Articles by journalists 12 7 4 1
Letters to editor 5 2 3 0