The Social Sciences

Year: 2020
Volume: 15
Issue: 1
Page No. 34 - 37

The Social Construction of Digital Multimedia and the Policy of Mass Media Coverage in the Creation of Hyper-Reality Politics in Indonesia and Malaysia

Authors : Basa Alim Tualeka and Burhan Bungin

Abstract: The development of media technology nowadays shows a very rapid progress, especially, the mainstream media that is developing towards digital media that makes the social construction power even more flawless. This progress is very beneficial to the development of society but it can also be used by political interests for control over powers. Against their political opponents, political parties can use this advanced mass media technology to attack and block off counterattacks through social construction or deconstruction. This study uses narrative qualitative approach and interview method by interviewing the informants to explore the understanding of the development of digital multimedia in Indonesia and its practice by Indonesian political parties through, the role of mass media.

How to cite this article:

Basa Alim Tualeka and Burhan Bungin, 2020. The Social Construction of Digital Multimedia and the Policy of Mass Media Coverage in the Creation of Hyper-Reality Politics in Indonesia and Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 15: 34-37.

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