Social solidarity movement to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia

Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik

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Title Social solidarity movement to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia
 
Creator Muqsith, Munadhil Abdul
Pratomo, Rizky Ridho
Kuswanti, Ana
Muzykant, Valerii Leonidovich
 
Subject Social, Communication, New Media
COVID-19 pandemic; new media; social solidarity
 
Description The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many sectors, especially the health and economic aspects. On the bright side, the potential for social solidarity in the community has been increased. New media technology becomes an oasis in the midst of anxiety when people are forced to distance themselves or carrying out social distancing. Net citizens are using new media technology to raise solidarity and appeal to prevent the spread of COVID-19 from various campaigns on social media. This research aimed to study social movements to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and employed a qualitative approach using content analysis. The results showed that the pandemic triggered the public to take advantage of various social media platforms by creating content about public education and campaigning to raise funds or crowdfunding. It is as if a blessing in disguise when this disaster resulted in the value of collaborative work or gotong-royong that comes from Pancasila, which characterizes the nation’s values so that people are motivated to remind each other to maintain health and also help others to ease the burden of those affected. The analysis of the study by the researchers revealed that public figures dominated this solidarity movement.
 
Publisher Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Airlangga
 
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Date 2021-04-19
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://e-journal.unair.ac.id/MKP/article/view/21030
10.20473/mkp.V34I22021.147-158
 
Source Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik; Vol 34, No 2 (2021): Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik; 147-158
2528-6013
2086-7050
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://e-journal.unair.ac.id/MKP/article/view/21030/13912
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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