Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science, and Culture, ICIESC 2023, 24 October 2023, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Forensic Linguistics Analysis of Speech Has Legal Effect in Social Media in The Region of North Sumatera

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342106,
        author={Wisman  Hadi and Pulumun Peterus Ginting and Reh Bungana Beru  Perangin-angin},
        title={Forensic Linguistics Analysis of Speech Has Legal Effect in Social Media in The Region of North Sumatera},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science, and Culture, ICIESC 2023, 24 October 2023, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIESC},
        year={2024},
        month={1},
        keywords={form law forensic linguistics meaning text},
        doi={10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342106}
    }
    
  • Wisman Hadi
    Pulumun Peterus Ginting
    Reh Bungana Beru Perangin-angin
    Year: 2024
    Forensic Linguistics Analysis of Speech Has Legal Effect in Social Media in The Region of North Sumatera
    ICIESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342106
Wisman Hadi1,*, Pulumun Peterus Ginting2, Reh Bungana Beru Perangin-angin3
  • 1: Department of Indonesian Language and Literature, Universitas Negeri Medan
  • 2: Department of Music Art, Universitas Negeri Medan
  • 3: Department of Pancasila and Citizenship, Universitas Negeri Medan
*Contact email: drwismanhadi@unimed.ac.id

Abstract

This research aims to explain the forms and meanings of language used by certain individuals through social media in the North Sumatra Region. This research method is descriptive qualitative. Data was collected through observation of texts that have legal impact. Next, the data is described, its form and meaning interpreted using forensic linguistic theory, and presented formally and informally. The results of the research show that there are eight forms of text that have legal impacts, namely (1) insults, (2) defamation, (3) blasphemy, (4) unpleasant acts, (5) provocation, (6) incitement, (7) fake news, and (8) threats. These forms have meanings related to 'animals, feces, vices, genitals, immoral acts, satan; blasphemy against the holy book Al-Qur'an, Allah, Muslims, the prophet Muhammad; Jesus Christ; infidelity, falsehood, massacre, kidnapping, punishment, as well as physical and psychological threats'.