PERUBAHAN MEDIA KOMUNIKASI DALAM POLA KOMUNIKASI KELUARGA DI ERA DIGITAL

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Abstract

The development of today's digital information age has changed the changes in the communication media
used in a family portrait. Family harmony, as a source of information and early socialization has shifted into
a digital family, children become digital native, and adults into a digital immigrant. In this study,
researchers took the object of study using purposive sampling techniques, the family who lived in Bandung,
the active use of digital communication media. Face-to-face interaction and communication is now taken
over by the communication mediated by information technology, and is clean in virtual culture.
Communication theory suitable for use in this article is the theory of technological determinism. The
research approach used in this study is a qualitative approach with descriptive methods. Data collection
techniques used were observation, interviews, and documentation. The results showed that the technological
development has resulted in a change of communications media in the digital family communication
patterns. Changes of this communications medium has created a solitary man (homo-solitarius). Family
communication is happening for families who use information technology in the digital age has produced a
model of life based on the principles of individualism and economism has created a model of life lonely in a
crowd.

Published
2017-07-14
How to Cite
COMMED, Jurnal. PERUBAHAN MEDIA KOMUNIKASI DALAM POLA KOMUNIKASI KELUARGA DI ERA DIGITAL. Jurnal Komunikasi dan Media, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 69-81, july 2017. ISSN 2527-8673. Available at: <http://ejournal.upbatam.ac.id/index.php/commed/article/view/103>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2017.