Symbolic Violence Against Transgender in Social Media Posts: Social Semiotics Analysis on Instagram Account @yogaarizona

Diana Aztira Arbi, Eriyanto

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Abstract

New media bring new functions. Internet has attracted the attention of the public because of its role in developing and maintaining social relationships Between individuals such as through Instagram and Facebook. Social media like YouTube, Flickr, and blogs also serve as an outlet for self-expression.The development of the new media, brought some new terms such as selebgram that came up from social media instagram, The term of selebgram is aimed at users or the owners of instagram account, who have thousands or millions of followers. In every single post either photo or video, selebgram usually do everything with so much efforts and totality to get 'love', 'comment' and followers. Without realizing it has entered the field of symbolic violence both from the selebgram and the commentator.This journal uses the concept of symbolic violence from Pierre Bourdieu which is based on the concept of habitus, capital and field in analyzing the smooth violence on instagram posts and comments on selebgram account, with ,Using social semiotics methods from Theo van Leeuwen.The purpose of this study is to identify the habitus of selebgram as an actor and also followers as commentator, Capital utilization and capital utilization strategy in the social media field, symbolic violence forms and Symbolic violence forms and the language strategies that used the field of social media instagram
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event1st Indonesia International Graduate Conference on Communication (IGCC) 2017 - ID, Depok, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …

Conference

Conference1st Indonesia International Graduate Conference on Communication (IGCC) 2017
CountryIndonesia
CityDepok
Period1/01/17 → …

Keywords

  • Cyberspace, Instagram, Symbolic Violence, New Media, Social Media, Pierre Bourdieu, Selebgram, Social Semiotics, Theo van Leeuwen.

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