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The purpose of this study was to examine reports on the patriotic deed of Martyr Ahn Jung-geun in overseas and domestic newspapers in an effort to shed light on the way of looking at the incident and the way of performing ideological roles in the newspapers. The patriotic deed of Martyr Ahn Jung-keun had the largest impact on the Korean independence movement. But few domestic newspapers commented on this incident from an objective perspective since our country was under the Japanese occupation at that time. In contrast, two newspapers that were published by ethic Koreans abroad put a high value on his deed as a brilliant achievement and made a full-fledged report of that, which were respectively titled“the Sinhansinbo”and“the Daedonggongbo”. The two newspapers that were published abroad were free from Japanese restraint, and they revealed the imperialism and aggression of Japan, criticized Ito Hirobumi as an enemy of the nation and praised Ahn Jung-geun. He went into headlines as a patriot who sacrificed himself for the sake of national independence. On the contrary,domestic newspapers that were conscious of Japan didn't report the incident in an active way. When the verbal expressions of the newspapers were analyzed, there was a trend that the domestic newspapers understated the incident, and this tendency was evident in terms of not only verbal expressions but the amount of the report, the arrangement of articles and newspaper design.