Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Emerging Media, and Social Science, ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia

Research Article

The Strategy of Radio Convergence For Facing New Media Era

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281796,
        author={Nur Aini Shofiya Asy‘ari},
        title={The Strategy of Radio Convergence For Facing New Media Era},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Emerging Media, and Social Science, ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMSS},
        year={2019},
        month={3},
        keywords={radio convergency new media},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281796}
    }
    
  • Nur Aini Shofiya Asy‘ari
    Year: 2019
    The Strategy of Radio Convergence For Facing New Media Era
    ICEMSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281796
Nur Aini Shofiya Asy‘ari1,*
  • 1: University of Darussalam Gontor
*Contact email: nurainishofia@unida.gontor.ac.id

Abstract

Radio mainstream media that the listenership drop in a years. In 2015, the listenership radio only about 14% and frequently reduce to 11% in 2016. Today, society prefer to use their gadget as their information media, internet and social media become the most important part of society. Realizing this phenomena, mainstream media industry especially radio synergize with new media. Creating radio station application on gadget, making website, radio streaming, video streaming and social media account, as a way or strategy which is known by media convergency. This research aims to know how media convergency strategy uased by radios in Ponorogo, the form of new media that is used, how the management and to know the opportunity and challenge. This research use qualitative approach. This reaearch also analyze the previous data that obtained from field observation at radios in Ponorogo, then it is reviewed using Communication Science and Media Convergence review theory. The result of this research showed that there are five radios in Ponorogo have already done radio convergency, media convergency strategy has been done using several new media form which integrated to radio broadcast activity, management of media convergency is far from good, thus it is facing several problems. It is expected the result of this research can be contribute to media science and convergency and radio bradcasting effort.