Essays about: "role of newspapers in the society"

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  1. 1. What Happened Last Night in Sweden? Analysis of Western news media portrayal of crime in Sweden.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Leila Hesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Crime in the media; media portrayal; Sweden; qualitative content analysis; violent crime;

    Abstract : Background: The media have an influential role within society and with media becoming increasingly more accessible over a number of different platforms it is important to comprehend what information is being received by audiences in order to then understand the consequences. Sweden has a reputation of being one of the most reputable countries, however a new, less flattering image has been emerging. READ MORE

  2. 2. Melbourne’s ‘African gang crisis’: A content analysis comparing two Melbourne media outlets

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Smyth Lisa; [2019]
    Keywords : African gang crisis; Sudanese-Australians; Sudanese refugees; media content analysis; media framing theory; multiculturalism;

    Abstract : In this paper I argue that in a mediatized Australia, where media are increasingly constructing society and culture as a whole, racializing frames used by Melbourne newspapers The Age and Herald Sun during a two-month period in 2018 contribute to the continued ‘othering’ of the ‘highly visible’ Sudanese-Australian and Sudanese refugee communities, and the erosion of the policy, and lived reality, of multiculturalism in Australia. Building upon the existing extensive body of research about the representation of refugee groups in Australian media, I use media framing theory to inform my analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Memory struggles in Chile 45 years after the coup. A Critical Discourse Analysis on the role of the press.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Raquel Ávila Dosal; [2019]
    Keywords : memory studies; communication for development; Chile; dictatorship; critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This Degree Project (DP) deals with the discourses about collective memory in Chile 45 years after a coup d’état that gave way to a dictatorship that lasted for 17 years, during which serious human rights violations were committed. How different actors relate to this traumatic period shows how this is a field of struggle in contemporary Chile. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political Ecology of Tin Mining A Discourse Analysis of the Human-Environment Relation in the Study of Illegal Tin Mining on Bangka Island

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Tiara Elgifienda; [2018]
    Keywords : Illegal mining; Tin; Bangka; Political Ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bangka Island has been known as the most important tin producer in the world. Tin has developed the economy of the local people and even Indonesia in general. Unfortunately, mining is not only operated by corporations, but also by local people without proper procedures, resulting in a ruined landscape and ecosystem. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Woman Was Raped - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Swedish News Media Coverage of Rape and Sexual Assault

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lisa Lindqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : sexual crime; rape; discourse on sexuality; critical discourse analysis; gender constructivism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Departing from the question of how linguistic representations of sexual crime are connected to social practices around sexuality, this discourse analysis looks into 30 news articles on sexual crime to identify discourses around male and female sexuality. As most sexual crimes are committed by men and against women, the analysis focuses on connecting discursive descriptions of men and women in relation to sexual crime, to power relations between men and women in society. READ MORE