2019 Presidential Election Campaign in Islamic Newspaper
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- presidential election campaign, Islamic journalism, discourse
The involvement of the media in the 2019 presidential and vice-presidential campaign was very clear. The journalism orientation of a media is inseparable from its background, ideology, and owner. In the political interests of the contestants, journalism as the main product of the media is challenged to remain in the principles and the journalistic code of ethics. Republika newspaper is the only national-owned Islamic newspaper. He departed and brought the values of Islam in his vision, mission and practice of journalism. The focus of this research was Republika newspaper-when the grand campaign of the two pairs of presidential-vice presidential candidates April, 8th and 14th 2019. Using a qualitative approach with the critical language analysis research method from Roger Fowler et al, this study founds. The first, Republika newspaper carried the language, theme and terminology of Islam. Second, Republika newspaper tried to remain independent in reporting amid a conflict of interest when the largest shareholder Erick Tohir became the head of the campaign team of the Jokowi-Maruf Amin pair. Third, Republika newspaper tried to stand in a neutral and independent. This is evidenced by giving a balanced in the campaign reporting of the two contestants, Prabowo-Sandiago and Jokowi-Maruf Amin pairs.
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TY - CONF AU - Dudi Iskandar PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/03 TI - 2019 Presidential Election Campaign in Islamic Newspaper BT - Proceedings of the 2nd Social and Humaniora Research Symposium (SoRes 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 425 EP - 427 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200225.090 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200225.090 ID - Iskandar2020 ER -