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A Discourse Analysis of Leisure and Tourism in Mass Media

  • Journal of Tourism Sciences
  • Abbr : JTS
  • 2006, 30(2), pp.77-101
  • Publisher : The Tourism Sciences Society Of Korea
  • Research Area : Social Science > Tourism

Kwang-Eik Cho 1 Si Sa Park 2

1대구가톨릭대학교
2제주대학교

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ABSTRACT

Based on Michel Foucault’s works on power theory, this study analyses leisure and tourism discourses appeared in mass media. Mass media both provides informations and knowledges to their reader and produces discourses, which contribute to evoking modern topics to think about. In this context, authors analyze mass mediated leisure and tourism discourse of editorials appeared at major daily newspapers, Chosun Ilbo and Hankyore for ten years, from 1993 to 2002. The research questions are: how do the mass media construct leisure and tourism issues in editorials and what is the difference between the newspapers? what are the effects of leisure and tourism discourses on making modern subject? Finally this study suggests several research problems that should be further solved.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.