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News as performance: To which extent the Russian-Chinese pipeline’s threat to the sacred Ukok plateau objectively presented in media?

Kussalina, Aigerim LU (2015) SIMV27 20151
Media and Communication Studies
Master of Science in Development Studies
Graduate School
Abstract
This research has been inspired by my interest in theater. I decided to explore the connection between the disciplines of media studies and anthropology of performance through the particular case study. The case is the Russian-Chinese pipeline construction through the sacred Ukok plateau in Altai. It threatens the environmental and cultural uniqueness of this area and small indigenous population of Telengits. This work investigates why it is possible to apply the performance studies approach to the news analysis. It specifies how the theatrical elements manifest in news presentation. For example, the visuals can become analogous to the stage settings. The approaches for this research are mainly the critical discourse analysis, Erving... (More)
This research has been inspired by my interest in theater. I decided to explore the connection between the disciplines of media studies and anthropology of performance through the particular case study. The case is the Russian-Chinese pipeline construction through the sacred Ukok plateau in Altai. It threatens the environmental and cultural uniqueness of this area and small indigenous population of Telengits. This work investigates why it is possible to apply the performance studies approach to the news analysis. It specifies how the theatrical elements manifest in news presentation. For example, the visuals can become analogous to the stage settings. The approaches for this research are mainly the critical discourse analysis, Erving Goffman’s frameworks and performance studies, and the social construction of reality through performance studied by such anthropologists as Victor Turner. (Less)
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author
Kussalina, Aigerim LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMV27 20151
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Ukok Plateau, Media, discourse analysis, performance studies, Russian-Chinese pipeline, Telengits
language
English
id
7868750
date added to LUP
2015-09-22 14:47:25
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2015-09-29 16:09:55
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  abstract     = {This research has been inspired by my interest in theater. I decided to explore the connection between the disciplines of media studies and anthropology of performance through the particular case study. The case is the Russian-Chinese pipeline construction through the sacred Ukok plateau in Altai. It threatens the environmental and cultural uniqueness of this area and small indigenous population of Telengits. This work investigates why it is possible to apply the performance studies approach to the news analysis. It specifies how the theatrical elements manifest in news presentation. For example, the visuals can become analogous to the stage settings. The approaches for this research are mainly the critical discourse analysis, Erving Goffman’s frameworks and performance studies, and the social construction of reality through performance studied by such anthropologists as Victor Turner.},
  author       = {Kussalina, Aigerim},
  keyword      = {Ukok Plateau,Media,discourse analysis,performance studies,Russian-Chinese pipeline,Telengits},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {News as performance: To which extent the Russian-Chinese pipeline’s threat to the sacred Ukok plateau objectively presented in media?},
  year         = {2015},
}