Representasi Wanita Indonesia Pada Foto Jurnalistik (Analisis Semiotika Roland Barthes pada Foto Jurnalistik “Pengukuhan Paskibraka” dalam Media Online Tempo.Co)

  • Sandi Justitia Putra
Keywords: semiotic, journalism picture, Paskibraka, women


The phenomenon of picture is still a public concern. The photo appearance gets a serious attention since it has a perfect capability to represent. The journalism photo is showed in a various terms and concepts that are interpreted by photographers. Every photographer can send his/her mind through photo to be interpreted by the public. The sign as something that can be perceived by sense refers to object which can represent the mind of sign users. Such sign of a photo can be observed and anaylized on its meaning with semiotic method. The photo of this research was Subekti’s photo published in TEMPO.CO online news website whose theme was “Paskibraka” in an online news entitled “Siswi SMAN 67 Jakarta Nilam Sukma, Paskibraka Pembawa Bendera” which was published at 12.45 (IWST) on the 17th of August, 2016. The photo shows a member of Paskibraka ‘kissing’ Indonesia’s Flag. The connotation of the photo can be interpreted as a loyality of an Indonesian for his/her country. However, the photo can also be interpreted as a criticism by Indonesian women for their disparagement judged by their own country. The Indonesian women not only want to cook in the kitchen, but also they wish to build the country as the proof of their love. It can be seen by point of view of the photo which is made by Eye Level technique that audiences appears parallel to the subject having meaning of parallel, similarity, and equality connotation.


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