Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi
Vol 16, No 2 (2019)

Indonesian Women in Politics: Critical Analysis of Portrayal in Online News Sites

Susilo, Daniel (Unknown)
Sugihartati, Rahma (Unknown)
Arimbi, Diah Ariani (Unknown)

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Publish Date
02 Dec 2019


In 2004 Election, Indonesian government launched a policy mandatory 30 percent female representatives in the legislature. This is an effort to accelerate an increase of women’s representativeness in the parliament. This research describes the imaging of women as politicians in Indonesian online news sites: detikcom, Kompas.com, and Tribunnews.com. Van Dijk’s critical discourse analysis was utilized as method of this research with feminist critical analysis as the  corresponding method. The result shows that the imaging of female politicians is in the domestic area. They are pictured as emotional and weak persons.

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urnal ILMU KOMUNIKASI has been published since 2004 by Program Studi (Prodi) Ilmu Komunikasi, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP), Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta. The publisher only accepts an original work, which has not been published elsewhere. The article should be submitted through ...