Islam nusantara discourse in new media

Dini Safitri, Sasa Djuarsa Sendjaja, Ibnu Hamad

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Islam Nusantara discourse, became a trending topic in new media, after the opening speech by President Joko Widodo in the national congress of NU’s (NahdlatulUlama) scholars, held before 33rd NU Congress. Before the Congress, NU delivered a lot of rhetoric on Islam Nusantara. Unfortunately, few Islamic organizations in Indonesia held negative view on the rhetoric. HTI (HizbutTahrir Indonesia) is one of the Islamic organizations who reject the rhetoric of Islam Nusantara. The research methods are rhetorical situation, and using Toulmin model of argument. The results showed that the differences in perspectives, generate differences in speech acts, and the way of rhetoric in new media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2179-2183
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Science Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2016


  • Discourse analysis
  • New media
  • Rhetorical situation
  • Speech act
  • Toulmin’s model of argument


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