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Digital Gender Gap for Housewives

Lestari, Anna Puji, Sunarto, Sunarto

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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The development of communication technology through the internet brings a digital gap for women, especially for housewives who tend to be associated with domestic work. This study examines the use of internet and web newspaper (suaramerdeka.com) access by housewives. This study breaks the patriarchal ideology and the digital gap in family communication in the terms of access to information via internet. The theory used in this study is Gender Structure and Liberal Feminist Theories. This study is a descriptive qualitative research with critical phenomenology design. The results of study suggest that housewives are still excluded from access to information via internet due to unequal power in the use of communication technology in families. This happens because of the pattern of family communication that embraces patriarchy culture believing that housewives only need to take care of domestic issues and do not require internet access.

The Representation of Democracy in Islamic News Sites Voa-Islam and ArRahmah

Rahmawan, Detta, Adiprasetio, Justito, Janitra, Preciosa Alnashava

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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In Indonesia, various groups with Islamic ideology are emerging and often promoting the idea of Islamic Law to replace democratic concept. Some of these groups use various websites to deliver their ideology to the public and as a form of resistance to the mainstream news. This study uses framing analysis to reveal how Islamic news websites such as VOA-Islam and ArRahmah, portray the concept of democracy unilaterally, according to what they believe. Throug the analysis results that have been done, it is found that the sites frequently claim that democracy is fail system, because democracy is “expensive” system, creates political oligarchy, and against the teachings of Qur’an. These Islamic news websites also frequent;y used information from anti-democratic organization members such as HTI (Hizbut-Tahrir Indonesia), as their primary sources. By contrasting the concept of democracy with Islamic values, this group offered narration that did not lead to healthy and productive discussion.

Hashtag (#) as Message Identity in Virtual Community

Mulyadi, Urip, Fitriana, Lisa

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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Computer Mediated Communication or CMC is able to present a virtual community, where the people inside have the same interest to share information related to events, activities, competitions, entertainment, history, event and others in Semarang City for publication. This research attempted to describe that hashtags can be utilized as the identity of a message in a communications network on Facebook Group MIK Semar. The results of this study are hashtags have changed how we build a virtual community, as the use of hashtags in Facebook Group MIK SEMAR as message identity to build better relationship and support communication among its members.

Challenges of Dissemination of Islam-related Information for Chinese Muslims in China

Ma, Ting, Ramli, Romlah, Abdul Rahman, Nik Adzrieman

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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This article provided a historical background of the challenges faced in the course of Islamic education of Chinese Muslims in the context of social change. The researcher historically evaluated how social change reshaped the Islamic education of Chinese Muslims, and highlighted the influence of technical developmentonIslamic education in contemporary China. The available research indicated thatsince the 1980s, the challenges faced in the course of Islamic education of Chinese Muslims have gradually shifted from political repercussions to technological development. Due to the limited literature, the researcher called for more research on new media development, especially social mediaand Muslim minority groups in China. The researcher also proposed a research agenda for future studies.

The Perception of Perhumas Central Java Members on Principles of PR Performance in Islam

Trimanah, Trimanah, Wulandari, Diah

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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Public Relations as a matter of study and implementation of theory, can not be separated from the influence of religious scriptures embraced by individuals. For a Moslem, the Quran and Hadith are the guides and sources of knowledge that are used as a reference by Public Relations Officer in the work. Arthur W. Page proposes work principle that must be owned by Public Relations: Tell the Truth, Prove It with Action, Listen to the Customer, Manage for Tomorrow, Conduct Public Relations as If The Whole Company Depends on It, Remain Calm, Patient and Good Humor. This research discusses about the Perception of Perhumas Central Java Members in viewing the principles of public relations performance in Islamic Sharia view. The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative, using 4 informants. Analytical techniques used are interactive analysis model, data collection was done by structured interviews and literature study.

Entman Framing Analysis of Food Governance in Online Media

Anggraeni, Diana

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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The article aim is to understand how kompas.com and sindonews.com on the period of 16 October 2017 up to 21 October 2017 framing the news related to food governance in Indonesia using Entman Framing Analysis. Entman Framing is an alternative method to see media differentiation in reveal the reality. According to the researcher, the two media possess its own differentiation in interpreting those realities, so that media could be considered as reader mindset influencer. The concept and theory of the article is agenda setting, reality construct, Entman framing, news and online media. The article method is qualitative using news article as analysis unit. The result show that the two online media emphasize issue about food governance management system. But the assertion of the two news are different; kompas.com tend to build and develop the village and farmer regeneration aspect, while sindonews.com emphasized on reinforcement the management system of food governance.

The Influence of Posyandu Cadres Credibility on Community Participation in Health Program

Dewi, Retasari, Anisa, Renata

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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The foremost guard of health services in Indonesia is in the Puskesmas with its integrated health service post called Posyandu. Posyandu West Bandung Regency has several times won the champion as the best Posyandu in West Java and National level. This achievement was achieved because the role of Posyandu cadres in the area. Based on the background, this study examines how much influence the credibility of Posyandu cadres to public participation in health programs using the Credibility Theory, this study uses an explorative quantitative approach. Result of this research with Pearson correlation analysis showed that credibility Posyandu cadres have an effect on society participation in health program, with r = 0.0006. While Posyandu cadre expertise is quite influential with r = 0.0006; the character of trusted cadres is also influential with r = 0.0006; and the appeal of Posyandu cadres is quite influential with r = 0.0005.

The Logo Analysis from Faculty of Information Technology and Communication of Universitas Semarang in order to Redesign the Logo and the Corporate Identity Design using Logotype Method

Ersyad, Firdaus Azwar, Setya Watie, Errika Dwi, Setyowati, Retno Manuhoro

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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The logo analysis from Faculty of Information Technology and Communication (FTIK) of Universitas Semarang in order to redesign logo and corporate identity design using logotype method is an effort to stimulate the faculty potentiality, by strengthening the brand image so that faculty is well-known in the future and would convince the society as social partner in organizing education quality. Redesign logo and corporate design is a research and development method which purpose at developing FTIK logo. The research uses Research and Development method. From the entire process of R&D development, eight steps are taken as follow: Potential and Problems of Data Collection, Product Design, Design Validation, Design Revision, Product Trial, Product Revision, Usage Trial, Mass Production. The process of redesigning the logo and faculty identity design refers to the vision and mission of the faculty so it can be implemented in creative concepts, communication strategies and application media.

The Influence of Brand Image Quality to Students’ Expectation and Satisfaction of Lecture at Politeknik Indonusa Surakarta

Sari, A. Anditha

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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An educational institution should be able to prove the quality of education. Consumers, in this case are students, need the proof of achievement, assessment, certification of quality, and the success of the alumni in getting work related to the field of knowledge. Evaluation is also needed to gain recognition from the community, as well as changes in curriculum and teaching methods that impact to better quality of the graduates. This study aims to analyze brand image influence to the expectations and satisfaction of students by taking sample 100 students from 5 study program i.e D3 Mass Communication, Hospitality, Informatics Management, Automotive, and Pharmacy by using systematic sample technique. Sample criteria that are students who have studied in semester 3 because students with the criteria should be able to evaluate their campus. The result of study indicates that brand image has significant effects to the expectation and satisfaction of the students.

Cultural Identity and Social Interaction of Indigenous Peoples in the Middle of Modernization (Case Study of Indigenous Peoples of Kasepuhan Banten Kidul)

Malik, Abdul

Jurnal The Messenger Vol 10, No 1 (2018): January-June
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The indigenous community of Kasepuhan Banten Kidul is society entity that still maintains the past Sundanese traditions strictly, but is quite open and adaptive to the development of the age. The condition is reflected in their accommodative attitude towards all social changes that occur due to modernization. However, this condition does not make them lose their cultural identity as kasepuhan community. In the social interaction, the cultural identity is always inherent in them, both in the way of acting or reacting, and symbolized through the clothes and accessories worn. This condition can not be separated from the existence of indigenous institutions that have central role in upholding indigenous rules, so that all members of kasepuhan community have so strong ties to their cultural identity. Therefore, although in always changing social situation, they are able to adapt and even adopt the changes by not losing their cultural identity.