Analisis Foto Jurnalistik Bencana Gunung Sinabung

  • Syahir Syahir Raden Fatah State Islamic University Palembang
  • Selly Fransiska Raden Fatah State Islamic University Palembang
Keywords: Analysis, Journalistic Photo and Mount Sinabung


Analysis of Journalism Photo of Sinabung Mountain Disaster (Study On News Site) was analyzed by using Pierce semiotics that was about sign, object, and interpretant. Data sources were primary data sources (photographs) and secondary data sources (literature that supports primary data such as dictionaries, internet, theses, books). The method used in this study is a qualitative research method that is descriptive analysis, ie research that provides an objective picture, with Pierce analysis of photojournalism. Of the total images posted since April 2, 2015 to May 5, 2015. This study chose 11 representative journalistic photos. Photo journalism classified from the category of preaching photo before Mount Sinabung erupted, when the volcano erupted, the impact of the eruption of Mount Sinabung and the response from the Sinabung disaster. The conclusion of the research showed that 1. From every area rubric, most of the news published was spot news. This can be seen from the rubric of North Sumatera about Sinabung mountain disaster. 2. From the results of Pierce's semiotics analysis on the news site about Sinabung mountain disaster, obtained that each photo displayed must have their respective elements, especially for the caption element, should be more.