ANALISIS KESALAHAN PENGGUNAAN HURUF KAPITAL DAN TANDA BACA PADA KORAN TRIBUN BATAM TANGGAL 18 DAN 19 JANUARI 2021
This study aims to describe and explain the mis-use of capital letters in the January 2021 edition of the Batam Tribune newspaper. Describe and explain the punctuation point in the January 2021 issue of Tribun Batam newspaper. Then describe and explain the comma punctuation error in the Newspaper Tribun Batam January 2021 edition. The type of research that will be used in this research is desktiptif with qualitative approach. Data collection techniques in this research are document tracing techniques. This document tracing technique is used to collect data from the January 2021 edition of the Batam Tribune newspaper. In this study, researchers used qualitative analysis method to obtain research data. Based on the results of the study, it is known that the Use of Letters and Punctuation in the Newspaper Tribun Batam January 2021 edition there are still errors such as errors in capital letters. Errors in the use of capital letters such as at the beginning of a sentence do not use capital letters, do not use capital letters as the first letter element of the title name and rank followed by the name of the person or used instead of the name of a particular person, agency name, or place name, and still found in the news there are still news excerpts that do not use capital letters as the first letter of all words (including all elements of a perfect re-shape) in the country name institutions, bodies, organizations, or documents. Another mistake is that it should be after quotation marks followed by capital letters, nor does it use the first letter of a kinship pointing word, such as father, mother, brother, sister, and uncle, as well as other words or expressions used in the copying or confusion. Then errors are also found in the use of punctuation such as improper use of commas and dots.