Jurnalisme Tabloid di Indonesia

Diyah Hayu Rahmitasari

Abstract


Abstract: Many scholars have criticised tabloid journalism because it often contains drama and sensationalism. However, tabloid journalism actually cater the taste of the readers who were ignored by mainstream newspapers. This article is based on a research analyse Pos Kota and Lampu Hijau, relying on content analysis of the papers’ editions in December 2011 and January 2012, as well as interviews with the editors and journalists. The analyses conclude that tabloid journalism in Indonesia is an urban phenomenon focuses on local issues and targets urban workers as their core readers and has been most successful in Jakarta and its surrounds.


Abstrak: Jurnalisme tabloid merupakan terminologi yang sering diperdebatkan, dikritisi dan dicaci. Padahal, bentuk jurnalisme ini sebenarnya melayani selera pembaca yang cenderung diabaikan oleh jurnalisme arus utama. Artikel ini dibuat berdasarkan penelitian atas isi Pos Kota dan Lampu Hijau periode Desember 2011-Januari 2012, serta wawancara dengan editor dan jurnalis. Hasil analisis menunjukkan bahwa jurnalisme tabloid di Indonesia adalah jurnalisme yang fokus pada isu-isu lokal dan menyasar para pekerja urban sebagai pembaca utamanya sehingga meraih sukses di kota-kota besar terutama Jakarta dan sekitarnya.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24002/jik.v10i2.347

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