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A study of comparison media coverage between mainstream news website the star and alternative news website the Malaysian insider on indigeous group issue in 2010

Loh, Chye Moi (2011) A study of comparison media coverage between mainstream news website the star and alternative news website the Malaysian insider on indigeous group issue in 2010. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    This study intends to find out the difference of media coverage between The Star as mainstream news website and The Malaysian Insider, alternative news website on problems of indigenous groups in Malaysia. The study of different coverage on indigenous group can use to find out the value of social responsibility of these media in reporting the minority groups in Malaysia. The researcher used both content analysis and survey to study the research question and successful to found out the answer. The content analysis carries out by studying the news coverage on indigenous groups in Malaysia on both media for first half year of 2010. The results indicated that The Star has higher coverage in reporting indigenous groups’ issues as compare to The Malaysian Insider. However, The Star news articles seems to be less comprehensive as compare to the news articles reported in The Malaysian Insider. The survey also found out that majority of respondents lack of knowledge about the indigenous groups in Malaysia and results indicates that The Star plays bigger role and more effective in instilling understand on this indigenous groups issue as compare to alternative news website, The Malaysian Insider.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Science > Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Journalism
    Depositing User: Library
    Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2011 14:21
    Last Modified: 16 Aug 2019 01:14
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/270

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