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Mediernas konstruktion av en politisk händelse En kritisk diskursanalys av två svenska morgontidningars medierapportering av oroligheterna till följd av presidentvalet i Kenya

Arkenheim, Annika (2008)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
News value is an essential part of which event media chooses to report about. Political events consider to bee news with potentional large value. Media has an enormous power and possibility to create news and construct there own reality and where the readers is given a false expression of what really happened. Today the media must show profit and that indirect affects how the media choose to describe political events. In the Kenya case is it therefore possible to draw the conclusion that the two news paper has different construction of the political event in Kenya. Dagens Nyheter constructs the situation in a perspective of culture and Göteborgs Posten see the event in a perspective of power. And in the two different ways these two... (More)
News value is an essential part of which event media chooses to report about. Political events consider to bee news with potentional large value. Media has an enormous power and possibility to create news and construct there own reality and where the readers is given a false expression of what really happened. Today the media must show profit and that indirect affects how the media choose to describe political events. In the Kenya case is it therefore possible to draw the conclusion that the two news paper has different construction of the political event in Kenya. Dagens Nyheter constructs the situation in a perspective of culture and Göteborgs Posten see the event in a perspective of power. And in the two different ways these two newspapers choose to construct the political event in Kenya is all about selling news. To be able to analyze the articles and to answer my main question Faicloughs critical discourse three dimension model has been used. (Less)
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author
Arkenheim, Annika
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Kenya, kritisk diskursanalys, press, ideologi, hegemoni, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper
language
Swedish
id
1320440
date added to LUP
2008-10-09
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2015-12-14 13:34:38
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  abstract     = {News value is an essential part of which event media chooses to report about. Political events consider to bee news with potentional large value. Media has an enormous power and possibility to create news and construct there own reality and where the readers is given a false expression of what really happened. Today the media must show profit and that indirect affects how the media choose to describe political events. In the Kenya case is it therefore possible to draw the conclusion that the two news paper has different construction of the political event in Kenya. Dagens Nyheter constructs the situation in a perspective of culture and Göteborgs Posten see the event in a perspective of power. And in the two different ways these two newspapers choose to construct the political event in Kenya is all about selling news. To be able to analyze the articles and to answer my main question Faicloughs critical discourse three dimension model has been used.},
  author       = {Arkenheim, Annika},
  keyword      = {Kenya,kritisk diskursanalys,press,ideologi,hegemoni,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Mediernas konstruktion av en politisk händelse En kritisk diskursanalys av två svenska morgontidningars medierapportering av oroligheterna till följd av presidentvalet i Kenya},
  year         = {2008},
}