Bias in Some News on the Issue of Tony Abbot's Spying Indonesia's Politic: A Critical Discourse Analysis
News text is one of media discourse that is used to inform an information in written. There are four chosen newspapers that become the data. All of them report the same issue about the spying issue of Australia to Indonesia. Most of them indicate bias to Australia, so they are not neutral in reporting the news. Therefore, Bias in the text of news report is the focus of this research. Since Bias has been phenomenal, the critical analysis to expose bias of news report. This study reveals how a news report served bias. The bias analysis is based on the theory of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) and Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). Moreover, this analysis of this research focuses on the transitivity of processes that is used in the text of news report. This study applies Mix-Method (qualitative and quantitative research) by Denscombe (2007). the result of investigation in transitivity by Fowler shows that the four chosen newspapers serve bias implied in the text of news report.
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