Corruption in Media Construction: Superstructure Analysis of Corruption News Texts in Indonesian National Private Television
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- critical discourse analysis, Teun A. van Dijk, corruption news text
One of the topics that always appear and attract attention is the news of corruption on television. This topic alwaysappears to be headline news. This happens because corruption almost always occurs in Indonesia even it has been entrenched. Corruption has become the lifestyle of our officials. This research is aimed at analyzing textual practice in corruption news texts in Indonesian national private television. The research is descriptive qualitative study by employing critical discourse analysis theory proposed by Van Dijk. The method of data collection employed simak method by using the advanced rekam and catat technique. The analysis used in this study is the discourse analysis technique proposed by Teun A van Dick. The results showed that the textual dimension of superstructure aspects of corruption news text in television tends to stand up for refusal and critics of the corruption. The news reporters from Metro TV tend to use informal style, euphemistic expression, and passive voice. However, those from NET use simple diction, active sentence, and metaphor. From those findings, generally, the news reporters tend to marginalize the corruptors and give a positive image to the law enforcement.
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TY - CONF AU - Hari Bakti Mardikantoro AU - Mr Haryadi PY - 2018/09 DA - 2018/09 TI - Corruption in Media Construction: Superstructure Analysis of Corruption News Texts in Indonesian National Private Television BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Education and Technology 2018 (ISET 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 200 EP - 204 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iset-18.2018.42 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iset-18.2018.42 ID - Mardikantoro2018/09 ER -