HEADLINES IN THE START AND FINISH STAGES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
İKİNCİ DÜNYA SAVAŞI’NIN BAŞLANGIÇ VE BİTİŞ EVRELERİNDE GAZETE MANŞETLERİ: KARŞILAŞTIRMALI BİR ANALİZ

Author : Murat BAŞARIR - - Mehtap BAŞARIR
Number of pages : 202-214

Abstract

This study aims to make a comparative analysis of the newspapers, taking into consideration the headlines of the beginning and ending phases of World War II. In line with this purpose, 707 headline contents of high circulation newspapers of that period; Akşam, Cumhuriyet, Tan and Ulus were analyzed. The data obtained on the basis of the analysis were subjected to the Chi-square test. Findings from analysis and tests; Shows that the developments of the period were transmitted from the newspapers without any limitation, however, the issues that the newspapers have shown sensitivity vary. In this context it was observed that relatively Akşam shows sensitivity to the developments in the war, Cumhuriyet shows sensitivity to diplomatic developments, Tan shows sensitivity to problematic issues and Ulus shows sensitivity to the domestic agenda and the president than the others. This study leaves from similar by comparing that periods of newspapers via focusing headlines.

Keywords

II. World War, Turkish Press, Headline, National Chief Period

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