At-Tanzir : Jurnal Ilmiah Prodi Komunikasi Penyiaran Islam
Vol. 8 No. 2 (Desember 2017)


Reni Juliani (Universitas Teuku Umar, Meulaboh)

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Publish Date
23 Dec 2017


This study aims to find out how to reduce the dissemination of hoax information and to make social media into social-friendly media so people can anticipte the dissemination of hoax information in various social media and avoid the impacts of the information contained negative contents. A library research method was used in this study. The theory of media dependency is the underlying theory of this study.This theory relates to the effects of media that are considered as information systems that have an important role in people’s lives. Information from such media can have cognitive, affective, and behavioral effects. The results of the studyshowed that the hoax information can be reduced by increasing the media literacy and social media literacy. In addition, the Government of Indonesia has enacted severals laws governing the dissemination of information to ethnic discrimination that is often an issue in the media that causes disunity in the community. These laws include the Law of Electronic Information and Transactions, the Criminal Code, and the Law of the Elimination of Radical and Etnic Discrimination.

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Jurnal At-Tanzir merupakan terbitan berkala ilmiah dari prodi Komunikasi Penyiaran Islam (KPI) STAIN Teungku Dirundeng Meulaboh. Jurnal ini menerima dan memuat semua artikel yang berhubungan dengan pendekatan ilmu dakwah, komunikasi dan humaniora dengan penekanan pada konteks sosial kemasyarakatan ...