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Bockmanuskriptet: En kritisk diskursanalys om en alldeles speciell bock
University of Gävle, Faculty of Education and Business Studies, Department of Humanities, Media and communication studies.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Education and Business Studies, Department of Humanities, Media and communication studies.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Sustainable development
The essay/thesis is partially on sustainable development according to the University's criteria
Alternative title
The Goat Manuscript : A critical discourse analysis about a special goat (English)
Abstract [sv]

Sammanfattning

Titel: Bockmanuskripet - en kritisk diskursanalys av en alldeles speciell bock

Författare: Adam Larsson och David Alin

Handledare: Ylva Habel

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

Syfte: Syftet med den här studien har varit att undersöka Aftonbladets gestaltning av Gävlebockens öde mellan åren 1996, 2001, 2005, 2009 samt 2016.

Teoretiska utgångspunkter: Studien baseras på teorier om nyhetsvärdering.

Frågeställningar: Studien har följande frågeställningar:På vilka sätt kan Lotten Gustafsson Reinius “traditionsmanuskript” ha relevans för en studie av Aftonbladets bockbevakning?Har Aftonbladets journalistik rörande Gävlebocken förändrats och i så fall på vilka sätt?Går det att urskilja specifika diskursiva mönster i textmaterialet och i så fall vilka?

Metod: För att besvara undersökningens frågeställningar har kritiska diskursanalyser enligt van Dijks metod utförts. Analyserna har kartlagt nyhetstexternas mikro- samt makrodiskurser.

Material: Studiens material bestod av 14 artiklar från Aftonbladet publicerade i pap-persform samt digital utgåva från åren 1996, 2001, 2005, 2009 och 2016.

Resultat: Aftonbladets rapportering rörande Gävlebocken har förändrats. Journalisten väljer att erhålla en mer neutral position i form av nyhetsrapporteringen men fler aktörer får istället ge uttryck för de åsikterna om förekommer. Artiklarnas perspektiv har skiftat, fler aktörer kommer till tals och bockens benämning har förändrats i och med publikens förförståelse och kunskap.

Nyckelord: Gävlebocken, julbocken, diskurs, journalistik, nyhetsvärdering, Aftonbladet

Abstract [en]

Title: The Goat Manuscript - A critical discourse analysis about a special goat

Author: Adam Larsson and David Alin

Supervisor: Ylva Habel

Subject: Media and communication studies

Purpose: The purpose of this study has been to investigate Aftonbladets news reporting regarding the Gävle Christmas goat between 1996, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2016.

Theoretical points of departure: The study is based on theories regarding news evalu-ation.

Objectives and focus: The study has the following questions:In what ways may Lotten Gustafsson Reinius concept "tradition manuscript" have relevance to Aftonbladets news reporting on the Gävle Christmas goat?Has Aftonbladets journalism about the Gävle goat changed in a discoursively way?Is it possible to identify specific discursive patterns in the texts?

Method: In order to answer the survey's questions, critical discourse analyzes according to Theu Van Dijk´s method have been conducted. The analyzes have mapped the news texts micro disciplinary- and macro-courses.

Material: The study material consists of 14 articles from Aftonbladet published in pa-per form and digital edition from 1996, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2016.

Result: Aftonbladets reporting regarding the Gävle Christmas goat has changed over the last 20 years, where journalists uses a more neutral position in the news reporting. The research proves that more people who represent different organizations gets to speak about the accidents. The way journalists refer to the goat has changed and the way me-dia refer to the perpetrator has changed.

Keywords: Gävle Christmas goat, yule goat, straw goat, discourse, discourse analysis, journalism, “traditional manuscript”, news evalutation, Aftonbladet

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 38 p.
Keyword [en]
Gävle Christmas goat, yule goat, straw goat, discourse, discourse analysis, journalism, “traditional manuscript”, news evalutation, Aftonbladet
Keyword [sv]
Gävlebocken, julbocken, diskurs, journalistik, nyhetsvärdering, Aftonbladet
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Media and Communications
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-24750OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-24750DiVA: diva2:1128143
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Media and communication studies
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Media and communication
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Available from: 2017-07-24 Created: 2017-07-21 Last updated: 2017-07-24Bibliographically approved

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