ISLLAC : Journal of Intensive Studies on Language, Literature, Art, and Culture
Vol 1, No 1 (2017)

CULTURAL COMMODIFICATION: REPRESENTATION OF PESAREAN1 OF MOUNT KAWI AS CULTURAL TOURISM IN INDONESIAN MASS MEDIA

Sulistyorini, Dwi (Unknown)
Sudardi, Bani (Unknown)
Warto, Warto (Unknown)
Wijaya, Mahendra (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
15 Sep 2017

Abstract

Media is a tool to construct meaning to its readers. News that is released to the public is always related to the ideology and interests of the media in responding a problem. This research intends to see a representation of Pesarean of Mount Kawi which is conducted by local, regional, and national mass media in Indonesia. This research is a qualitative research with content analysis method. This study is going to be focused on the value embedded in texts which contain news about pesarean of Mount Kawi. This approach is very useful to figure out meaning that lies behind the news texts of pesarean of Mount Kawi. The result of the research shows that mass media supports the commodification process of pesarean of Mount Kawi. Through the narration of origin, genealogy, and heroism which are based on Indonesias national historical event became one of the strategies that are used to demolish the representation of Mount Kawi as a haunted and taboo place to be visited by society. There is a similarity of vision in changing the representation of pesarean of Mount Kawi. Modernity and advancement of reasons have been the reasons for discarding cultural values and traditions that have developed within the culture of Javanese society for centuries by adapting them to the contexts of modern human life today.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jisllac

Publisher

Subject

Arts Humanities

Description

ISLLAC Journal is an international journal that publishes the best works of intensive research and conceptual studies on language, literature, art, and culture. The first publication of the journal in 2017, in conjunction with international seminars of language, literature, art, and culture. The ...