Proceedings of the 2nd International Indonesia Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (IICIS 2021)

George Floyd’s and Racism Issue as Political Agenda in U.S Presidential Election as Depicted on Digital Media

Authors
Vidya Kusumawardani1, *, Dodi Faedlulloh2
1,Communication Department, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Jakarta
2Public Administration Department, Universitas Lampung
*Corresponding author. Email: vidya.kusumawardani@uta45jakarta.ac.id
Corresponding Author
Vidya Kusumawardani
Available Online 7 December 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211206.027How to use a DOI?
Keywords
George Floyd’s; Racism; U.S Presidential Election; Public Opinion
Abstract

George Floyd’s death by Minneapolis officer as depicted in both digital media (huffpost.com and cnn.com) during May,25- June,9,2020 has triggered public opinion among U.S Presidential Nominee between Donald Trump and John Biden during U.S Presidential Election in 2020. Media, with its power has put Gorge Floyd’s and Racism issue as political agenda to gain public opinion toward the U.S Presidential Nominee in 2020 as depicted on both popular media (huffpostcom and cnn.com) based on themes and news articles. Based on themes, Goerge Floyd and racism have become political agendas in both digital news, where politics issue in huffingtonpost was 77 theme (77%), and CNN was 68 theme (68%) from 100 samples in each media. Based on news articles, George Floyd and racism put as political agenda in U.S Presidential Nominee during Presidential Election in 2020 as depicted on both digital media based on each variable: Police brutality towards black people on huffingtonpost was 92% and CNN was 89%, power abuse toward to black people on huffingtonpost was 55% and CNN was 59%, U.S systemic racism on huffingtonpost was 68% and CNN was 61%, Democrats and Republican’s view on racism on huffingtonpost was 94% and CNN was 87%, injustice between the white and the black on huffingtonpost was 84% and CNN was 82%, Public trust/distrust on American Symbol on huffingtonpost was 41% and CNN was 45%. Based on themes and articles as depicted on both media, George floyd’s death and racism have gained public opinion toward U.S Presidential nominee in U.S Presidential Election 2020.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd International Indonesia Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (IICIS 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
7 December 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-477-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211206.027How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.

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