Dwi E.H., Miyarda (2011) KONSTRUKSI KEJAHATAN DALAM PEMBERITAAN HARIAN METEOR. Undergraduate thesis, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.



This research aims to describe how the media construct of white collar crime and street crime. The media have a role on define the reality. This research use the constructionist approach, which explain that the fact is construction of reality. Using the Theory of Social Construction by Peter L.Berger, this research analyses construction of crime news of mass media. The media which choosen is Meteor daily newspaper. From the begining, Meteor consistent as a criminal newspaper. Researcher take crime news from Desember 2010 edition of Meteor daily newspaper, as a subject of research. This research use framing anlysis from Zhongdang Pan and Gerald M.Kosicki, which consist of four element, there ara sintaksis, skrip, tematik and retoris. This analysis will shows how affair was constructed by the media. The result of this study divides white collar crime into two terms, there are corruption and bribery. Whereas the other one, Street crime consist of five terms, there are theft, murder, sexual abuse, persecution, and robery. Based on analysis has been done, final results showed that Meteor daily newspaper have different ways of constructing white collar crime and street crime. Meteor have sided with the perpetrators of white collar crime. It is known from the way of preaching white collar crime, which more formal and respect the presumption of innocence culprit, whereas the perpetrators of street crime have reported the opposite. Keywords : construction, framing, crime

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Department of Communication
ID Code:29029
Deposited On:09 Aug 2011 11:18
Last Modified:09 Aug 2011 11:18

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