Voter Attitudes toward Hoax Information Sources At the 2019 Presidential Election in West Sumatra

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Title Voter Attitudes toward Hoax Information Sources At the 2019 Presidential Election in West Sumatra
Sikap Pemilih Terhadap Sumber Informasi Hoaks pada Pilpres 2019 di Sumatra Barat
 
Creator Gautama, Mohammad Isa
 
Subject communication
voter attitude; hoax information; fake media; Presidential Election 2019; West Sumatra;
Communication; Political Communication; Mass Media and New Media
sikap pemilih; informasi hoaks; media abal-abal; Pilpres 2019; Sumatra Barat
 
Description Presidential election in Indonesia has just ended in 2019. As part of the democratic process, elections are expected to be a golden opportunity for all elements to play an active role, especially as voters. In terms of political communication, it is important and interesting to examine the attitude of voters when accepting media exposure about candidates. The urgency is even more crucial based on facts whereas more than 90% of media were fake media. Among 34 provinces in Indonesia, West Sumatra is known as one of the provinces known to be rational. It is interesting to uncover the rationality of the voters in West Sumatra regarding the 2019 Presidential Election. The instrument of study is survey method, questionnaires were distributed to 600 respondents selected based on the stratified random sampling method in 3 cities and 3 districts in West Sumatra. The research finding, 51% of respondents absorb fake media in a raw manner. The result finding is then analysed through a qualitative approach based on relevant references. The conclusion of the study confirms that the majority of the voters of West Sumatra did not use common sense in absorbing information regarding 2019 Presidential election from fake media.
Pemilihan Presiden dan Wakil Presiden baru saja usai pada 2019 lalu. Sebagai bagian dari proses demokrasi, Pemilu diharapkan menjadi kesempatan emas bagi seluruh elemen masyarakat untuk berperan aktif terutama sebagai pemilih. Ditinjau dari aspek komunikasi politik, adalah penting dan menarik untuk meneliti sikap pemilih saat menerima terpaan media mengenai calon Presiden dan Wakil Presiden. Urgensi penelitian semakin penting jika berpijak kepada fakta (berdasarkan data dari Dewan Pers) beberapa saat menjelang Pemilu 2019 di mana sekitar 90% media baik online maupun konvensional merupakan media abal-abal. Dari 34 provinsi di Indonesia, Sumatra Barat dikenal sebagai salah satu Provinsi yang masyarakatnya dikenal cukup rasional. Adalah menarik menguji rasionalitas pemilih di Sumbar sekaitan Pilpres 2019 saat dihadapkan kepada realita dominasi media abal-abal. Penelitian ini menggunakan metode survey, kuesioner disebar kepada 600 responden yang dipilih berdasarkan metode stratified random sampling di 3 kota dan 3 kabupaten di Sumatra Barat. Hasil survey menunjukkan, 51% responden menyerap informasi dari media abal-abal secara mentah-mentah. Data temuan dianalisis melalui pendekatan kualitatif berdasarkan referensi yang relevan. Kesimpulan penelitian menegaskan bahwa lebih dari separuh masyarakat Sumatra Barat tidak menggunakan akal sehat dalam menyerap informasi dari media yang tidak kredibel.
 
Publisher Pusat Penerbitan Universitas (P2U) LPPM Unisba
 
Contributor
Kemristekdikti, Skema Penelitian PNBP 2019
 
Date 2020-06-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Kualitatif
survey
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ejournal.unisba.ac.id/index.php/mediator/article/view/6003
10.29313/mediator.v13i1.6003
 
Source Mediator: Jurnal Komunikasi; Vol 13, No 1 (2020): (Accredited Sinta 3); 79-90
MediaTor (Jurnal Komunikasi); Vol 13, No 1 (2020): (Accredited Sinta 3); 79-90
2581-0758
1411-5883
10.29313/mediator.v13i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ejournal.unisba.ac.id/index.php/mediator/article/view/6003/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Mediator: Jurnal Komunikasi
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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