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Islam utifrån svensk nyhetsrapportering : En kritisk diskursanalys av Svenska Dagbladet och Dagens Nyheter

Setterwall, Marika LU (2016) STVK02 20161
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The survey is a critical discourse analysis of text analytic ambition where I study how
Muslims and Islam are portrayed in Swedish media during the period September 2015 -
May 2016.The research is based on forty newspaper articles from the nationwide
newspapers Svenska Dagbladet and Dagens Nyheter. To read the discourses that prevail
in the articles, I take the starting point in Edward Said's theory of Orientalism. The
theory deals with the West's view of "the Orient" and how Muslims and Islam are
portrayed as the alien in contrast to the Western world. To achieve my purpose, I review
the text based tools Etos and Modality which I combine with the theory of Orientalism.
The analysis shows that there is a negative discourse of... (More)
The survey is a critical discourse analysis of text analytic ambition where I study how
Muslims and Islam are portrayed in Swedish media during the period September 2015 -
May 2016.The research is based on forty newspaper articles from the nationwide
newspapers Svenska Dagbladet and Dagens Nyheter. To read the discourses that prevail
in the articles, I take the starting point in Edward Said's theory of Orientalism. The
theory deals with the West's view of "the Orient" and how Muslims and Islam are
portrayed as the alien in contrast to the Western world. To achieve my purpose, I review
the text based tools Etos and Modality which I combine with the theory of Orientalism.
The analysis shows that there is a negative discourse of portraits of Muslims and Islam.
The discourse is not dominant but represent a significant role in the material. Islam is
associated in these cases with violence, terror and costs, but it is also to some extent
associated with positive attributes. (Less)
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Setterwall, Marika LU
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STVK02 20161
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Islam, muslim, diskursanalys, orientalism, Svenska Dagbladet, Dagens Nyheter
language
Swedish
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8873461
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  abstract     = {The survey is a critical discourse analysis of text analytic ambition where I study how
Muslims and Islam are portrayed in Swedish media during the period September 2015 -
May 2016.The research is based on forty newspaper articles from the nationwide
newspapers Svenska Dagbladet and Dagens Nyheter. To read the discourses that prevail
in the articles, I take the starting point in Edward Said's theory of Orientalism. The
theory deals with the West's view of "the Orient" and how Muslims and Islam are
portrayed as the alien in contrast to the Western world. To achieve my purpose, I review
the text based tools Etos and Modality which I combine with the theory of Orientalism.
The analysis shows that there is a negative discourse of portraits of Muslims and Islam.
The discourse is not dominant but represent a significant role in the material. Islam is
associated in these cases with violence, terror and costs, but it is also to some extent
associated with positive attributes.},
  author       = {Setterwall, Marika},
  keyword      = {Islam,muslim,diskursanalys,orientalism,Svenska Dagbladet,Dagens Nyheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Islam utifrån svensk nyhetsrapportering : En kritisk diskursanalys av Svenska Dagbladet och Dagens Nyheter},
  year         = {2016},
}