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Taking Sides: The Frames of Online Media on the Bilateral Relationship Between Indonesia and Malaysia

Indrayani, Inri Inggrit (2014) Taking Sides: The Frames of Online Media on the Bilateral Relationship Between Indonesia and Malaysia. Journal of Government and Politics , 5 (2). pp. 198-208. ISSN 2337-8220

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    Abstract

    The relations between Indonesia and Malaysia are always full of dynamics. Indonesia is always known as old brother of Malaysia since it has similar history, religion also socio cultural background. Some decades show that the decline of relationship of both countries. Another time, as ASEAN members, the two countries devote their nationalities to purify their collective identities as Eastern nations. The objective of the research is to extricate the construction of Kompas online and Utusan online toward news coverage of the borders dispute between Indonesia-Malaysia in 2010. This research is proposed to examine central issues which reported by Kompas online and Utusan online consistently. As a media, Kompas coverage dominates circulation nationally. Kompas.com was the pioneer of online news in Indonesia and was born in reformation era. Utusan is a prominent media industry in Malaysia that was conducted by UMNO as the ruling party in Malaysia for some periods. The method used in this research is framing method by Robert N. Entman’s which consists of four steps identification: defining problem, diagnosing causes, moral judgment and a treatment recommendation. This research found that Kompas news covered the border dispute must be negotiated as recognition of Indonesia dignity. On the contrary, Utusan’s spectacle focused on the Indonesian demonstrators anarchism during the dispute. Keywords: Online Media, media construction, the border dispute, Indonesia-Malaysia’s Bilateral Relations

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: JURNAL STUDI PEMERINTAHAN (Journal of Government and Politics) has accredited scienific journal by Directorate of Higher Education,Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia. accreditation information attached in "Appendix" DECISION OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION NUMBER: 58/DIKTI/Kep/2013 DATE: August 22, 2013 ACCREDITATION OF REGULAR ISSUE OF SCIENTIFIC PERIOD I YEAR 2013 "
    Subjects: Communication > Mass Media
    Divisions: Faculty of Communication Science > Communication Science Department
    Depositing User: Gatut Priyowidodo
    Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2014 13:35
    Last Modified: 19 Nov 2014 13:35
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16798

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