A year ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the euphoria of the democratic party has begun. Each camp prepares to prepare the five-year democracy party. Coordination measures continue to be encouraged by the support parties. the government's opposition party continues to act. Some have criticized the government's performance and also campaigned for cyberspace movements with the hashtag #2019GantiPresiden. The purpose of this study is to find out how the understanding and meaning of the audience about the hashtag #2019GantiPresiden. This study used a qualitative approach with a method of reception analysis. A receptive analysis was chosen to obtain an in-depth finding. There are ten audiences who become informers of this research. The ten informants have different backgrounds to obtain the representative data. Data completion techniques were conducted with In-depth Interview (in-depth interview) as well as documentation with the focus of research on the meaning of audiences with different backgrounds to the #2019GantiPresiden hashtag. The results showed overall (15 opinions) consisting of informants who plays as dominant reading that is 5 opinions, 5 opinions negotiated reading and there are 5 opinions that enter the oppositional reading. Differences in the social affiliation background of the informant gave dissent over the issue of #2019GantiPresiden. But not forever the individual in perceiving #2019GantiPresiden can represent his social affiliation.
Amin Aminudin, Universitas Budi Luhur, Indonesia
Stream: Mass Communication
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