• Abstract

    The presidential election of the United States has always captured the world's attention. This is because America is a superpower in the global political arena. Therefore, the figure who is elected to occupy the White House has always impacted the global political scene for four years. Donald Trump, President of America 2017-2021, has had a tremendous impact on the global political scene with some controversial policies. Trump protectionism policies triggered the trade war between America and China, greatly impacting the global economy. This article looks at the sentiment of national media framing in Indonesia (Kompas, The Jakarta Post, and Republika) against the Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, which Trump lost to Joe Biden. In this research, the writer reads news related to the presidential election of the U.S. from September 2020 to November 2020 from the three national media outlets in Indonesia to see the framing. In this framing analysis, we wanted to determine whether the framing was positive, negative, or neutral when making news about Trump's figure. The results of this study indicate that the highest percentage of mainstream media framing in Indonesia is negative. Trump has been widely reported to have negative sentiment toward the media in Indonesia. News outlets with positive sentiment are the lowest against Trump. This means that the national media in Indonesia also does not like Trump's controversial leadership style.

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Sahide, A., Misran, M., & Maksum, A. (2024). Indonesian media framing against Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Multidisciplinary Reviews, 7(5), 2024097. https://doi.org/10.31893/multirev.2024097
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