Year 2011, Volume , Issue 14, Pages 37 - 54 2011-06-01

Deceleration of Turkey’s EU Accession on Media Agenda: A Case Study on the Guardian Coverage Between 2003 and 2010
La question de l’adhésion de la Turquie à l’Union européenne occupe une place décroissante dans l’agenda médiatique: Cas d’étude sur la couverture médiatique dans le Guardian effectué entre 2003 et 2010
Türkiye’nin Avrupa Birliği’ne Üyeliği Tartışmalarının Medya Gündeminden Düşmesi: Guardian Gazetesi Üzerinde 2003-2010 Yılları Arasını Kapsayan Bir Örnek Olay İncelemesi

Alaaddin F. PAKSOY [1]


Although news items concerning Turkey-EU relations reached at utmost level in 2004 and 2005, the interest of media on Turkish membership ironically decreased gradually after starting membership negotiations on the 3rd October 2005 as it did so in Europe’s policy agenda. The research seeks to ascertain the extent to which the frequency of news items has changed in recent years, and how Turkey-EU relations were covered during the deceleration. The Guardian, one of the leading newspapers of the UK and Europe, is the research sample of the study. News items from this newspaper which were published in the busy period (01/06/2003-31/12/2006) and the silent period (01/01/2007-31/07/2010) were analysed by using quantitative content analysis method. Research results indicate that without a new development in the Cyprus issue, and taking new initiatives in improving democracy and human rights in Turkey, it is unlikely to end the silent period in Turkey-EU relations.
Bien que le nombre d’articles concernant les relations entre la Turquie et l’Union européenne ait atteint un niveau maximal entre 2004 et 2005, l’intérêt porté par les médias à la question de l’adhésion de la Turquie a ironiquement diminué depuis le début des négociations, en date du 3 Octobre 2005. Ce manque d’intérêt des médias coïncide avec la faible place donnée à la Turquie dans l’agenda politique de l’Europe. Cette étude a pour but de montrer comment et avec quelle fréquence les relations entre la Turquie et l’Union européenne ont fait l’objet de discussions dans les médias alors que l’intérêt de ces derniers sur cette question semblait diminuer. Le Guardian, l’un des principaux journaux du Royaume-Uni et d’Europe, constitue l’échantillon de recherche de l’étude. Les articles liés à la Turquie publiés dans la période « chargée » (01/06/2003 - 31/12/2006) et la période « silencieuse » (01/01/2007 - 31/07/2010) ont ainsi été analysés en utilisant une méthode quantitative d’analyse de contenu. Les résultats de l’étude indiquent que, sans la résolution du problème chypriote et sans nouvelles initiatives permettant d’améliorer la démocratie et les droits de l’homme en Turquie, il est peu probable que se termine la période « silencieuse » des relations entre la Turquie et l’Union européenne.
Türkiye’nin Avrupa Birliği’ne üyeliğiyle ilgili haberler 2004 ve 2005 yıllarında gündemde sıkça yer bulmaktaydı. 3 Ekim 2005’te başlayan müzakere sürecinin hemen ardından, Avrupa siyasi gündeminde de konunun popülerliğini yitirmesiyle, Türkiye-AB ilişkileri Avrupa medyasında önemini kaybetmeye başladı. Bu çalışma son yıllarda konunun medya gündeminde önemini ne kadar yitirdiğini ve bu süreçte hangi çerçevede tartışıldığını ortaya koymayı amaçlamaktadır. Avrupa’nın ve Birleşik Krallık’ın önemli gazetelerinden biri olan Guardian Gazetesi çalışmanın örneklemini oluşturmaktadır. Yoğun dönem (01/06/2003 – 31/12/2006) ve sessiz dönem (01/01/2007 – 31/07/2010) olarak adlandırılan iki dönemde yayınlanan haber metinleri nicel içerik analizi yöntemiyle çözümlenmiştir. Araştırma sonuçları Kıbrıs Sorunu, insan hakları ve demokrasi konularında yeni gelişmeler yaşanmadığı sürece Türkiye-Avrupa Birliği ilişkilerinde sessiz dönemin sonlanmasını zayıf bir ihtimal olarak göstermektedir.
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Author: Alaaddin F. PAKSOY

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Publication Date : June 1, 2011

APA PAKSOY, A . (2011). Türkiye’nin Avrupa Birliği’ne Üyeliği Tartışmalarının Medya Gündeminden Düşmesi: Guardian Gazetesi Üzerinde 2003-2010 Yılları Arasını Kapsayan Bir Örnek Olay İncelemesi. Galatasaray Üniversitesi İletişim Dergisi , (14) , 37-54 . Retrieved from http://iletisimdergisi.gsu.edu.tr/en/issue/7365/96438