Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Community Development (ICCD 2019)

Hate Speech by Supporters of Indonesian Presidential Candidates on Social Media

Authors
Daroe Iswatiningsih, Eggy Fajar Andalas, Nina Inayati
Corresponding Author
Daroe Iswatiningsih
Available Online October 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccd-19.2019.35How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Utterances of hatred; the election of presidential candidates; social media
Abstract
The phenomenon of hate utterances for the support of Indonesian presidential candidates and vice-presidential candidates in the 2019-2024 period on social media is very interesting. The people seem to split into two camps or hostile groups supporting each of their chosen candidates. Social media is an effective means of communicating the expressions of support. There were various forms of utterances of support to the pairs of presidential candidate well as utterances of hatred and incitement for the unwanted candidates. The phenomenon of the emergence of hated speech by supporters of each pair can trigger an attitude of hostility and division of the nation. The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the form of hate speech expressed by the people supporting each of the presidential candidates. The research method used is descriptive with a qualitative approach. The data is in the form of speech or public statements containing hatred, incitement, provocation, and insults. The data sources are from Facebook and Instagram, and also from news portals that upload images and videos. Then the data is analyzed using contextual analysis. The results of the study show that each of the supporters of the presidential candidate has used forms of speech that are insulting, blasphemous, defamation, defamation to unwanted potential candidates and fellow supporters. Meanwhile, each supporter gave flattery, praise, and support to the presidential candidates he chose.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Community Development (ICCD 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-803-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccd-19.2019.35How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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