Local Indonesians in The Sydney Morning Herald

Nugroho, Aylanda Hidayati Dwi (2014) Local Indonesians in The Sydney Morning Herald. In: Language in the Online and Offline World 4: The Latitude, 03-06-2014 - 04-06-2014, Surabaya - Indonesia.

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    This paper reports the representation of the local Indonesians in The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), one of the mainstream newspapers in Australia. Part of a bigger study, this paper focuses on three available sof-news articles about Indonesia published in 2009. The purpose is to see how a newspaper perceives and represents the people of another country for the consumption of its fellow readers. The data were analyzed through news actor, news action and author evaluation frameworks (Dwi-Nugroho, 2013). Within the scope of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), this study concludes that SMH seemed to have a rather sympathetic view towards the poor Indonesian people, and along the way criticized the government for their poor-living conditions. The choice of certain Indonesians as the locals suggested the relativity and limitation of any representation

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: Keynote Address
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Indonesia-Australia relations, news actor, news action, author evaluation, media representation, The Sydney Morning Herald
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NE Print media
    Divisions: Faculty of Letter > English Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2014 22:08
    Last Modified: 26 Jun 2014 22:09
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16603

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