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Pemberitaan Bencana Lumpur Lapindo dalam Foto (Analisis isi foto Bencana Lumpur Lapindo dalam Surat Kabar Harian KOMPAS edisi 1 Desember 2006 – 31 Mei 2007)

Widiatmojo, Radityo (2008) Pemberitaan Bencana Lumpur Lapindo dalam Foto (Analisis isi foto Bencana Lumpur Lapindo dalam Surat Kabar Harian KOMPAS edisi 1 Desember 2006 – 31 Mei 2007). Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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The background of this research is the huge effect of the Mud Disaster in any content. With the photos report it means that newspaper giving a participation in visual report, and attract researcher to knowing how the visual report is. KOMPAS was chosen by researcher as the object within December 2006 1st until May 2007 31st. Researcher assumed there would be some number of increasing report right before an annual day of mud disaster. To answer how the photos report in mud disaster, researcher use content analysis. The most important think is the structure of categories. The 4 categories are theme (economic, social, culture and education), kind of photos (news and features), the way of publishing the photos (single, illustration and stories photos), and the last one is angle (high, eye level and low angle). Researcher uses 2 coders to knowing how the objectivity is. From the research result, KOMPAS mostly report the social side of the mud disaster with 81 photos. In second categories, KOMPAS was publishing 55 news photos and 48 features photos. It shows that KOMPAS has a photographer standard by featuring the news. In the next categories, KOMPAS was publishing 52 single photos, 44 illustrations photos and 1 story photos. Even stories photos are highest level of photojournalism, KOMPAS only once publishing the story photos. It shows the tide selectivity of one story photos. The last categories, KOMPAS mostly report the mud disaster by the high angle with 47 photos. By the result, researcher had an advice that photos report in education section could be increasing beside the social and economic side. The publishing of emotional photos in one page newspaper is the next advice because that will be a reminder to all people about how long does the fight of those mud disaster victims. For the academicals, it could be good to compare this research with another newspaper, local or national newspaper.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Science > Department of Communication Science (70201)
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 02:43
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2012 02:43

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