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Title: A News Narrative Construction of theMay 19 Crackdown as Reportedon CNN Online: A Semiotic Analysis
Authors: Chantrasupawong, Narumol 
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Chulalongkorn University Printing House
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
Source: Narumol Chantrasupawong (2012) A News Narrative Construction of theMay 19 Crackdown as Reportedon CNN Online: A Semiotic Analysis. University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Journal Vol.32 No.4.
Journal: University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Journal 
Abstract: Since news is a narrative, this paper aims to study its construction. Four online news reports from the CNN.com website about the crackdown on the "Red Shirts" protracted demonstrations in Bangkok on May 19, 2010 are selected for this study. The "quest model" and "semiotic square" are used to analyze how the news is constructed. These are proposed by A J Greimas, whose ideas are influenced by Ferdinand de Saussure, the founder of Structuralism. Understanding its deep structure and its grammar from which the surface structure of the news we read is derived can confirm and reproduce the Thai political ideology that violent means by military forces has always been used on protesters in order to restore peace and return the country to normalcy.
URI: https://scholar.utcc.ac.th/handle/6626976254/316
ISSN: 0125-2437
Rights: This work is protected by copyright. Reproduction or distribution of the work in any format is prohibited without written permission of the copyright owner.
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