E3S Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Information Pattern Development, Language, and Media|
|Published online||21 December 2018|
Representation about Widow on Mass Media Content
1 Department of Communication, Universitas Indonesia ; Jl. Salemba Raya 4, Jakarta
2 Department of Communication, Universitas Diponegoro, Tembalang Semarang
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This research looks at the media text side, and aims to describe the symbolic violence of widows displayed in mass media content, especially the content in Film Television (FTV). Starting from such a goal, this study uses semiotics (Roland Barthes) as a guide of thought as well as a technique of text analysis. This study also uses the concepts of representation as well as Pierre Bourdieu’s idea of symbolic violence. The research object are FTV programs in Indonesia, including: FTV Indosiar, FTV MNC TV, FTV TRANSTV, FTV RCTI, FTV GlobalTV, SCTV FTV and FTV TRANS7 are selected purposively. The observation object are FTV programs that still display and represent the existence of symbolic violence toward widows. The results of this research found that television has not create equality and justice gender as yet, proven by the existence of the symbolic violence about widows on FTV show.
Key words: Widow Representation / Text Media / Symbolic Violence / FTV Show
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