The Islamic State (IS) in Indonesia: The Effective Use of Social Media Campaign

Show simple item record Djelantik, Sukawarsini 2017-11-22T08:51:28Z 2017-11-22T08:51:28Z 2017
dc.identifier.other maklhsc351
dc.description Makalah dipresentasikan pada The 4th International Communication Management Conference (ICMC). Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad. India, 10 - 12 Jan 2017. en_US
dc.description.abstract The era of communication and information technology changed the nature of terrorism in Indonesia. Direct recruitment process of conventional terrorist group, had changed dramatically by the use of social media. Indonesia as the world biggest user of social media also reflected by the changed method of terrorist groups that emphasized on the effective use of social media. IS recruited Indonesian Moslems to do Jihad (holy war) in Iraq and Syria through social media (facebook, twitter, youtube, and blogspot) campaigns. The research is focusing on IS’s social media campaign, as appeared in Islamic radical media such as Al-Azam, Al-Mustaqbal,, etc. The research is analyzing on the effectiveness of IS’s social media campaign and recruitment process?” Furthermore, the research is also analyzing socio-political factors behind the success of IS recruitment process. Besides analyzing Islamic radical media, field research conducted in several cities in West Java, where recruitment process considered successful. Interviews also conducted with several IS returnees, to know propaganda methods that successfully brought them to Syria and Iraq. The hypothesis is, the success of IS’s recruitment are related to the combination of the effectiveness of propaganda and brainwashing techniques in social media, and socio-economic conditions in Indonesia. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad en_US
dc.subject ISLAMIC STATE en_US
dc.subject TERRORISM en_US
dc.subject SOCIAL MEDIA en_US
dc.subject COMMUNICATION en_US
dc.title The Islamic State (IS) in Indonesia: The Effective Use of Social Media Campaign en_US
dc.type Conference Papers en_US

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