يوجد فقط 14 صفحة متاحة للعرض العام
Caricature is a world art that passes through the barriers of the language, expressing general human afflictions and makes readers understand what the artist meant to express. It is a job of history of political and social incidents such as revolutions, crises, and wars. Caricature as a journalist form that counts on opinion, drives at making effect in receiver from several perspectives such as fixing some latent picture, modifying behavioral attitude, making the receiver excited so he would not have accumulation in refusal heritage of a social or political phenomenon, and finally, he would have the desire to laugh and make fun. This study comes on top of studies tackled with political caricature of Arab issues as ajournalistic style and art which is totally independent.
This study belongs to the qualitative type of studies which main target is to depict and analyze nature and characteristics of a specific community or a situation.
Media survey method:
It is considered one of the scientific methods appropriate for qualitative studies, as it collects information from primary sources and exposing these data in the form that they would be beneficial either in establishing a cognitive database or in checking out the study inquiries.
A sample of governmental journals represented in Akhbar Al-Youm journal and a sample of private journals represented in
Al-Osbouh journal, Al-Ahali journal representing a party journal of Al-Tagamoh Party are selected as study sample in addition to Al-Wafd journal representing Al-Wafd Party. The study monitors and analyzes the caricature content towards Arabic issues, particularly after the 11th of September 2001events.
The study counts on content analysis too as an instrument for analyzing content of caricature in Egyptian newspapers regarding sources, kinds, and language of comment, the artistic expression styles, dimensions, topics, and relative weights. The study also relies on a questionnaire form for collecting data from researchers (public crowd – the elite) through a set of questions have been divided into axes linked to study objectives.
- The journal painter comes in the first rank (81.2%) of the total published caricature in journals (study sample), followed by transmission from foreign journals in the second rank (12.5%), and the undetermined kind comes on the third position (3.9%), then the amateurs representing (2.2%) and finally reporting from Arab journal come in the fifth last rank (0.2%) of the total size of caricature published in study sample journals.
- Study results prove validity of the first hypothesis as there are significant statistical differences among the study sample journals regarding the content analysis of caricature.
- The following-up between the public audience and the elite is discrepant, as (83%) of the elite follow regularly the caricature, while 75% of the public crowd follow it, and (17%) of the elite follow up the caricature but irregularly, in return of (25%) of the public crowd. this results reflects the ability of the caricature to attract a wide range of the audience through its employment of the simple lines and ironic implying comment, which contributes delivering ideas, attitudes, and issues simply, asserting the caricature capability to affect others.