Microstructural Discourse Analysis of Ahok In The Jakarta Gubernatorial Election In 2017
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This study aims to determine the microstructural discourse analysis of Ahok written in Jawa Pos in the Jakarta Gubernatorial Election in 2017. This research applies Norman Fairclough’s microstructural discourse analysis. The data is taken from the media news of Jawa Pos in October 28 to December 30, 2016. The results of microstructural discourse analysis showed that the most dominant diction used is religion blasphemy. The construction of the cause and effect sentence put Ahok in the representation of positive and negative position, as the political competition participants and the cause of the movement action. Jawa Pos chose more neutral sources. In addition to giving the haters comments, Jawa Pos gave comments to Ahok’s supporters.