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Professional Gamer: The Meaning on ‘Point Blank Online’ Play Riauan, Muhd Ar. Imam; Aziz, Abdul
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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The growth rate of online game players in Indonesia is 33% average per year on 2010 and 35% on 2013. Majority of game players are not able to control game play activities and only waste time. On the other hand there is a group of online game players who are capable of achieving and succeeding in the online gaming world especially in playing Point Blank. This research use qualitative analysis with descriptive approach to investigate the professional online game player on ‘Team Fun’ Group that consist of 6 player with different ability in Point Blank. This research show that the meaning on Point Blank give a chance for the playerto become professional gamers as long asthe players able to determine their goals and dreams in playing online games. Professional game playeralso must join a solid team to clear goal in play.
Group Dynamics in the Cyberspace (Case Study on ‘Komunitas Blogger Jogja’ and ‘Loenpia Dot Net’) Amalia, Ayu; Sukmono, Filosa Gita
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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Context of this study derived from communication studies, emphasizes on the perspective of ’a cultural shift’ as a result of the ’cyberspace’ phenomenon as an impact of the current-computing technology, and the changing patterns of information transmission and communication. Researchers conducted indepth interviews, towards the members of a bloggers community, such as 'Komunitas Blogger Jogja' (bloggerjogja.org), and 'Loenpia Dot Net' (loenpia.net/blog) which is a bloggers community based in Semarang.This research use qualitative analysis with descriptive approach.As results, ’group dynamics’ that are developed by each community, corresponds with the community character and nature, to maintain the self-existence. Member of bloggers community maintain the existence of his/her bloggers community, conducted by interacting on a regular basis amongst community members, as well as build awareness for the netizens by upload various information on his/her personal blog, linked with community web page.
Living with HIV/AIDS: Stigma and Social Discrimination Putri, Dewi Kurnia; Malini, Hema; Basmanelly, Basmanelly
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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The diagnose HIV/AIDS in Melayu community is often experience social discrimination and stigma. This situation could lead to mental health disorders among people with HIV/AIDS. This study explores the perceived stigma and social discrimination among people with HIV/AIDS, how they adapt with the situation. Using phenomenological approach, in-depth interview was conducted with seven participants, then analyzed using Collaizi approach. The result showed that most of the participants experienced stigma and lead to received social discrimination from community members such as neighbor, colleagues, relatives, close friend, and even the health professionals. Some of them can adapt well, however, most of them felt anger, depressed, and negative coping such as lying and anti-social. It is recommended to increase social awareness of this situation especially for providing support for people with HIV/AIDS, to improve their quality of life especially their mental health status.
Warak Ngendhog Commodification as a Kind of Creative Industry in Semarang City Febriana, Kharisma Ayu; Setiawan, Yuliyanto Budi; Ersyad, Firdaus Azwar
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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Warak Ngendhog in Semarang City make it a cultural phenomenon. Some forms of commodification are used in the economic, political and cultural sectors. The purpose of this study is to find out the symptoms of the cultural phenomenon which has transformed into various forms. This research use qualitative analysis with descriptive approach. As for the results of this study, Warak Ngendhog which functions has transformed and changed, can be utilized in the cultural and tourism sectors as one of the cultural icons in the city of Semarang. Warak Ngendhog culture has contributed to the government of Semarang City with the emergence of various forms of its transformation into various forms of art and culture. In addition, this study is expected to give contribution in the field of cultural preservation in Semarang City.
A Communications Strategy of the Malaysian Research Universities to add Value Man, Nurafiq Inani; Abdullah, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zulhamri; Tamam, Ezhar; Hasan, Nurul Ain
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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This paper’s purpose is to understand what criteria constitutes narratives in the vision and mission statements on the corporate website of the Malaysian research universities based on storytelling elements. By looking at the vision and mission statements, through qualitative content analysis to discover what type of storytelling use in the local research university and to examine if it helps to add ‘value’ and effectively use as corporate strategy practice to better position itself among the top 100 ‘world-class university’. The results of this study, provide a preliminary findings of higher education institutions practice of their narratives in order to gain a competitive advantage within education industry. The paper also be valuable and provide an insight on how universities in Malaysia to communicate their narratives and corporate strategy in order to gain a competitive advantage and position to be the ‘world-class university’.
Teenagers’ Entertainment Satisfaction in Watching Talk Show Program through Youtube Haqqu, Rizca; Hastjarjo, Sri; Slamet, Yulius
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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This study was conducted based on the results of research from several survey institutions which explained that there was an indication of shifting patterns from old media to the new media. The researchers wanted to know the level of satisfaction of the youth in using the new media among the community with the students of Universitas Sebelas Maret, generation 2015 to 2017. In this study, the researchers used the Uses and Gratification approaches. The researchers also use quantitative analysis and the Slovin formula to calculate samples of respondents from each generation. The frequency distribution analysis technique was used to calculate the frequency of data and then procentaged. The result of this study is that there is a high level of satisfaction where the majority of the respondents feel that they get the satisfaction they want or look for when watching talk show program through Youtube.
Symbolic Interaction of The Deaf Students in Public School Pranata, Eka Wijaya; Latif, Mochamad Chaerul; Fanani, Fajriannoor
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 11, No 1 (2019): January-June
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This study aims to know how symbolic interaction process happens to the deaf students who study in SD Maranatha 01 public school. Communication built by the deaf students to the teachers and other students who have good hearing will influence the changing of meaning and behavior. That's why the author is interested to analyze the symbolic interaction of the deaf students in public school, how the role of the teachers and other students in dealing with the deaf students to take their action and to adapt themselves in public school. The research method used in this study is descriptive qualitative conducted using observation, and interview techniques. The foundation used in this study is the theory of Symbolic Interactionism of George Herbert Mead. The conclusion of this research is; the behavior and symbolic formation happening to the deaf students of SD Maranatha 01 are influenced by the social process.
Analisis Semiotika Film ‘?’ Prasojo, Dading
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 6, No 1 (2014): January-June
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In this research, the writer concluding the result of what he found from of the movie. Begins from the conflict that happened between Chinnese Ethnic and indirinous people, the creator want to present in this movie and also want to show the problems between Islam and Christian. The creator want to make a thought that among religions should be toulerant and live peacefully just like what in film.But there is the scene that research the meaning of tolerance it self. The scene where Surya (Agus Kuncoro) who chosen asa Jesus. According to researcher, the creator of this movie want to show the tolerance among religions, but actually it seems like decreasing of the meaning of tolerance it self. In this case, mixture religions shouldn’t be happened, because the tolerance among religions prevealing in public life not religions ritualials like that.In thus case, the movie creator want to make a thought to the people about public live among religions and intracultural. Baut the researcher saw his case contrary to myth that precealing about how sensitive when we talk about religion to different relilious faith. The researcher assumed this as dimytologies, because not suitable with the myth that developed in public.
Memahami Komunikasi Antar Pribadi Dalam Pernikahan Beda Agama Dalam Upaya Mempertahankan Hubungan Yang Harmonis. Indahyani, Indahyani
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 5, No 2 (2013): July-December
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Interfaith marriage is a form of marriage is performed by a pair of men and women who have different religious beliefs. Currently interfaith marriage is already banned by the government and the logic, in the se-religious marriages can be conflict and does not guarantee a successful marriage, let alone a different religion. Although conflict in marriage is not only caused by differences in belief, but it is very influential for the survival of marriage as the basis of different faiths will make all the difference. Although it is not easy to maintain interfaith marriage, but not a few marriages that last a long time despite the different religions. Effective communication will minimize the occurrence of conflict, so the marriage will last a long time. This study seeks to examine more deeply the Self Disclosure (Self Disclosure) In Johari Window Theory, Theory of Dialectical relations (Relational Dialectics), and symbolic interactionism (symbolic Interactionism). Further in-depth interviews with select speakers who have certain criteria as research subjects, by using descriptive qualitative research methods. Presentation of data is done as it is delivered in accordance informants as research subjects without manipulation. Then, the researchers interpret the data to describe the phenomenon that occurs in study subjects.
Memahami Proses Komunikasi Kelompok Pecinta Ayam Jago Aduan di Kawasan Manyaran Setiawan, Lucky
Jurnal The Messenger Vol 6, No 2 (2014): July-December
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Lucky Setiawan, G.331.09.0034. Understanding the Communication Process of Rooster Fighting Lover Group in Area Manyaran. Thesis: Study Program S-1 Communication Study University of Semarang. This study aims to determine the communication process conducted in a group of Rooster Fighting Lover in western region of Semarang. In addition, it also learns the group communication process with people outside of this community. The research method used is descriptive qualitative research method by describing the characteristics of the individual and the situation of a certain group. This study is simple that does not require a complicated theoretical basis or filing certain hypotheses. It is used the technique of collecting data through interviews and observations. It is concluded that in the process of communication that exist within this group, all members adhere only to a person who is considered as a senior. In addition the communication process of the group in responding protests outside is considered extreme. The group will not pay attention to the people comments.

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