Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICOSAPS 2020)

Communication and Network Crisis : Mapping of Important Actors in the #BersatuLawanCovid19 Campaign on Twitter

Authors
Pipit Fitriyah, Ahmad Fatoni, Ahmad Nasher
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Pipit Fitriyah
Available Online 21 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201219.035How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Communication Crisis, Covid-19 Disaster, Social Network Analysis, Twitter
Abstract

Indonesia seems to not be out of the crisis caused by natural and non-natural disasters, this indicates the need for a crisis communication strategy in the face of disaster. March 2020 Indonesia to become one of the positive countries Covid-19, requires a strategic approach and communication plan tailored to the characteristics of Indonesian society. This research uses the theory of communication networks to illustrate crisis communication and analyze communication actors during the Covid-19 disaster in Indonesia. This study was conducted in the period 13-17 April 2020, where Indonesia is still experiencing a Covid-19 pandemic crisis. The results of this study showed the existence of @BNPB_Indonesia account as the Indonesian Disaster Management Agency was very severe in campaigning #BersatuLawanCovid19 during the Covid-19 disaster crisis as an invitation to involve the community in the face of a Covid-19 disaster. The concept of network analysis during the Covid-19 crisis was illustrated by digital mapping #BersatuLawanCovid19 in the Twitter platform of the @BNPB_Indonesia account observed 716 nodes (actors) and 670 Edge (line/relationship), in addition to BNPB there are actors from the government as eigenvector which has a very high influence in the network (@kemenkesri, @jokowi, @fadlizon, @infomitigasi, @ramlirizal, @divhumas_polri) Actor is referred to as a virtual social group interconnected in computer-mediated communication. Communication channels through the Twitter platform can be used as a network of communication in the dissemination of information during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICOSAPS 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
21 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-306-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201219.035How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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