Process of building frames in TV channels

Tubagus Aditya Nugraha, Eriyanto Eriyanto

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The 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election (Pilkada) 2017 in Indonesia bore considerable political significance. Issues surrounding ethnicity, religion, and race (SARA) posed problems that characterized this election, which impacted not only the community, but also the media. News channel Metro TVs became one of the affected TV stations after it got labelled as a supporter of Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, former Jakarta governor who was accused of and imprisoned for blasphemy thoroughout his reelection. Many activities oppossing Metro TV were conducted, starting from petition, the destruction of its broadcasting tool, and attacks to its journalist. This research aims to discover the actors behind the formation news framing in Metro TV and also factors that caused the formation of such framing. This research uses a conceptual framework consisting of three factors, namely individual level, level of routine, and external level. Informants in this study are the staffs involved in Metro TV' editorial program. This research uses qualitative methods, including observatory and in-depth interview. This research concludes that factors of individual level, level of routine, and external level are interrelated and supportive in Metro TV's news framing in reporting Ahok.

Original languageEnglish
Article number10016
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2018
Event2018 International Conference Series on Life Cycle Assessment: Life Cycle Assessment as A Metric to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals, ICSoLCA 2018 - Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Oct 201825 Oct 2018


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