The Discourse Structure of 2020 America Presidential Election Editorial News

  • Candik Ayunikmah alptkptm
  • Malikatul Laila


News is necessary for human life in order to know the recent happening around human. American presidential election is one of phenomena which the event is something we have to know. This research attempts to identify the text news about 2020 American presidential election. Data of this study is structural sentences found in the discourse about American presidential election which is taken from The Jakarta Post online newspaper. Collecting data were by using observation and documentation methods. The data analysis uses theory of superstructure by Teun A. van Dijk. It is found that there are eight elements found in the news. The result shows that editorial news does not have specific generic structure and it has its own structure and style.