ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM IN YOGYAKARTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT NEWS (Framing Analysis In Yogyakarta International Airport Development News in Kedaulatan Rakyat January 1st – February 28th, 2017)

Monika Juliani, Isbandi Sutrisno


Environment Journalism can be seen as effort to persuade people to participate the environmental conservation. One of environmental problems occurring in the Yogyakarta was the construction of Yogyakarta International Airport. The controversial related to the airport construction especially the environment impact which is covered by the local newspaper, Kedaulatan Rakyat. So that, it is important to know the implementation of environmental journalism on the news and how Kedaulatan Rakyat composing reality based on that case. The purpose of this research to know the implementation of environmental journalism in the Yogyakarta International Airport construction and to see how Kedaulatan Rakyat composing reality to be news. The research also use qualitative method with framing technique analysis and interview. The results of the research can be conclude that Kedaulatan Rakyat want to show the goverment side as priority in their news. Their news mostly reflect the economy sides than environmental sides. Kedalulatan Rakyat construc the reality become a news through some way, such as: showing the positive side of the constraction, the informant selection, and the emphasis of the words and sentences.


eviromental journalism, Yogyakarta International Airport, Kedaulatan Rakyat

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Department of Communication Studies
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Yogyakarta, Indonesia