Year 2019, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 515 - 536 2019-03-30

Representations of countries in the international media: The case of Turkey in the BBC
Uluslararası Medyada Ülkelerin Temsilleri: BBC’de Türkiye Örneği

Şebnem CANSUN [1] , Engin ARIK [2]

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Using a framing analysis and a corpus approach, this study investigated the representation of Turkey in the international media by focusing on the BBC News between December 2016 and June 2018. The results showed that Turkey was ranked 17th among countries in the BBC News and was often associated with Syria, the USA, Germany, Russia, and the Netherlands internationally. The frequently used words were Turkey, Turkish, Erdogan, people, Syria, government, Kurdish, Syrian, state, and coup. Turkey was represented as a country ruled by an influential leader (Erdogan), experiencing tensions with the armed Kurdish groups, involved in the Syrian internal war, and suffering from a failed coup attempt in which Turkey attacked the Gulen movement, which caused severe oppression in society. It was found that the BBC used particularly three news frames: conflict (Erdogan vs. Gulen, Turkey vs. Syria, Turkey vs. armed Kurdish groups), human interest (sufferings because of terror, war, and oppression) and responsibility (Erdogan as a savior).               

Çerçeveleme analizi ve derlembilim yaklaşımı kullanan bu çalışma uluslararası medyada Türkiye’nin temsilini Aralık 2016 ve Haziran 2018 arasındaki BBC Haberlerine odaklanarak incelemiştir. Sonuçlar Türkiye’nin BBC Haberler’deki ülkeler arasında 17. sırada yer aldığını ve uluslararası olarak sıklıkla Suriye, ABD, Almanya, Rusya ve Hollanda ile ilintilendirilmiş olduğunu göstermektedir. Sıklıkla kullanılan kelimeler Türkiye, Türk, Erdogan, halk, Suriye, hükümet, Kürt, Suriyeli, devlet ve darbe olmuştur. Türkiye etkileyici bir lider (Erdogan) tarafından idare edilen, silahlı Kürt gruplarla gerilim yaşayan, Suriye iç savaşına karışmış, başarısız darbe teşebbüsünden muzdarip olurken Gülen Hareketi’ne saldıran ve bunun da toplumda ağır baskıya neden olduğu bir ülke olarak temsil edilmiştir. BBC'nin özellikle üç haber çerçevesi kullandığı bulunmuştur: çatışma (Erdoğan vs. Gulen, Türkiye vs. Suriye, Türkiye vs. silahlı Kürt gruplar), insan çıkarı (terör, savaş ve baskı yüzünden acı çekme) ve sorumluluk (kurtarıcı olarak Erdogan).

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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0797-9699
Author: Şebnem CANSUN (Primary Author)
Institution: ISTANBUL SABAHATTIN ZAIM UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-0981-257X
Author: Engin ARIK
Institution: Purdue University
Country: United States


Dates

Publication Date: March 30, 2019

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APA CANSUN, Ş , ARIK, E . (2019). Representations of countries in the international media: The case of Turkey in the BBC. İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi, 8 (1), 515-536. DOI: 10.15869/itobiad.511706
MLA CANSUN, Ş , ARIK, E . "Representations of countries in the international media: The case of Turkey in the BBC". İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi 8 (2019): 515-536 <http://www.itobiad.com/issue/43055/511706>
Chicago CANSUN, Ş , ARIK, E . "Representations of countries in the international media: The case of Turkey in the BBC". İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi 8 (2019): 515-536
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AMA CANSUN Ş , ARIK E . Representations of countries in the international media: The case of Turkey in the BBC. itobiad. 2019; 8(1): 515-536.
Vancouver CANSUN Ş , ARIK E . Representations of countries in the international media: The case of Turkey in the BBC. İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi. 2019; 8(1): 536-515.