Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia

Research Article

The Victim Blaming: Reports of Female Murder Victims on Online Media

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316318,
        author={Syafira  Natasya and Vitania  Yulia and Rinaldi  Rinaldi},
        title={The Victim Blaming: Reports of Female Murder Victims on Online Media},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICGCS},
        year={2022},
        month={4},
        keywords={blaming the victim detikcom murder news women},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316318}
    }
    
  • Syafira Natasya
    Vitania Yulia
    Rinaldi Rinaldi
    Year: 2022
    The Victim Blaming: Reports of Female Murder Victims on Online Media
    ICGCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316318
Syafira Natasya1,*, Vitania Yulia1, Rinaldi Rinaldi1
  • 1: Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: Synatasya99@gmail.com

Abstract

News that discusses the theme of women often position women unequally. Moreover, in the case of murder, the female victim is actually considered the cause of the crime that happened to her. The purpose of this study is to analyze the strategy of blaming the victim against women victims of murder in crime news and to analyze the structure of ideas that are arranged in packaging the meaning of blaming the victim in cases of murder of women. The method used is descriptive qualitative research method. Qualitative methods are method which research findings are not obtained through statistical or quantitative methods, but rather emphasize the quality of social phenomena. In this study, it was found that female victims are described in more detail both in terms of identity and other attributes. The news leads to blaming the victim by taking advantage of the stigma of women in society.