Book Chapter

The News Media Representation of Acts of Mass Violence in Indonesia

Citation

Mustafa C (2021) The News Media Representation of Acts of Mass Violence in Indonesia. In: Crews GA, Markey MA & Kerr SEM (eds.) Mitigating Mass Violence and Managing Threats in Contemporary Society. Advances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies (APMHBS) Book Series. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global, pp. 127-140. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-4957-5.ch008

Abstract
The chapter discusses how the news media have presented specific aspects of the state of mass violence actions. This chapter explores how the presentation of mass violence has been portrayed in the Indonesian news media during the most recent election cycles and beyond. The researchers explore 2018 and 2019 for the Indonesian national news media’s representation of mass violence. This chapter explores the presence of mass violence by the use of selected media. This chapter compares the presentation of mass violence by Indonesian newspapers. The study used an analysis, qualitative presentation method. The analysis of qualitative presentation is considered as the most appropriate method to explore the presentation of mass violence in the Indonesian news media. The results presented in this chapter illustrate the way in which the media describes and informs the citizens of mass violence in the region.

StatusPublished
Title of seriesAdvances in Psychology, Mental Health, and Behavioral Studies (APMHBS) Book Series
Publication date31/12/2021
Publication date online30/06/2021
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/32646
PublisherIGI Global
Place of publicationHershey, PA, USA
ISBN9781799849575
eISBN9781799849582