Representation of ISIS actions in Television Documentary: Integrating storytelling into Multimodal Discourse Analysis

April 26, 2020    Comment off


Proceedings of The 2nd International Conference on Future of Social Sciences

Year: 2019

DOI:

Fulltex PDF

 

Representation of ISIS actions in Television Documentary: Integrating storytelling into Multimodal Discourse Analysis

¹Ali Abdullah Saleh, ²Kawa Abdulkareem Rasul, ³ Ken Fero

 

ABSTRACT: 

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ISIS rules in Iraq lasted three years, during its rule many new televisions have made reports to represent its actions, however only very view of them produced a documentary programme in detail that contains episodes. This paper shows ‘ISIS were here’ is atelevision documentary programme produced in 2017 by Rudaw Television a Kurdish Channel based in Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the programme broadcasted in Kurdish language, intensively and systematically represented the actions of ISIS by using visual aids. The results show that the programme conveys the destructive of the radical organization, and ISIS does not represent Islam through using Multimodal Discourse Analysis, andbased on semiotic codes, meaning is realized through more than one semiotic cod.

Keywords: Documentary Programme, MDA, Myth, Semiotic Codes, Television, Rudaw.

Template 1

Ali Abdullah Saleh

PhD Student at Salahaddin University-Erbil Lecturer at Erbil Polytechnic University

Template 1

Kawa Abdulkareem Rasul

Erbil Polytechnic University –Iraq

Template 1

Ken Fero

Coventry University-United Kingdom