Critical Discourse Analysis on The 2019 Presidential Election Discourse Spread on Facebook

Mahardika, Reka Yuda and Syihabuddin, Syihabuddin and Anshori, Dadang and Damaianti, Vismaia S. (2020) Critical Discourse Analysis on The 2019 Presidential Election Discourse Spread on Facebook. In: CONVASH 2019, 2 November 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This research was written based on the hot atmosphere of the 2019 Presidential Election which has triggered the emergence of pros and cons discourses toward each pair of candidates for president and vice president. These discourses were written in a language that does not follow journalistic ethical standards, therefore, it is assumed to be vulnerable to triggering conflict. The purpose of this study was to explain the profile of some news articles about the 2019 presidential election on Situasinews.com and Seword.com from September 23, 2018 until 25 April 2019 which could trigger conflict; explain the representation of some news related to the presidential election in Situasinews.com and Seword.com from September 23 until April 25. This research used qualitative approach by using Van Dijk critical discourse analysis method. This research found that the writings related to the presidential election spreadon Facebook that was connected to Situasinews.com and Seword.com websites did not meet journalistic ethics and those writings usedsarcasm and tendentious languages that it can trigger conflicts between presidential supporters.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2019 presidential election critical discourse analysis situasinewscom sewordcom
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 26 May 2021 06:19
Last Modified: 26 May 2021 06:19
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/3697

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