NEWS ON EUROPEAN UNION IN TURKEY'S PRINT MEDIA: 21TH JANUARY 2014, BRUSSELS SUMMIT


Aslan A.

ISTANBUL UNIVERSITESI ILETISIM FAKULTESI DERGISI, sa.50, ss.15-36, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 50
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17064/iuifhd.00917
  • Dergi Adı: ISTANBUL UNIVERSITESI ILETISIM FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.15-36

Özet

The European Union (EU), which can be seen as a sign of being European and relatingly western, has been considered as a natural continuation of modernization and westernization efforts by Turkey, the country that desires to become a partner since the foundation In this study, the way Turkey-EU relations are presented in press media has been evaluated in its light of 'westernization' concept. The question raised is how Turkey-EU relations are presented in Turkish press media and to answer this question, newspapers such as Cumhuriyet, Hurriyet, Posta, Sabah and Star are analyzed for two weeks including the time of European Union Summit in 2014. The technique used is content analysis and number of the news, the headlines given, the actors used, and the words that are most frequently used made are examined. As a result of this study, it has been found out that European Union is presented as a 'higher authority', 'a set of values' or 'an ideal target to be reached'. Furthermore, conclusions like the fact that European Union is considered as an issue of internal Turkish politics are also reached