al-Balagh : Jurnal Dakwah dan Komunikasi 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Akhmad Anwar Dani [email protected] Open Journal Systems <p><strong>Al-Balagh: Jurnal Dakwah dan Komunikasi </strong>is a scientific publication that aims to facilitate scholarly discussions and publish academic articles on a number of studies in empirical research in the field of Da'wa and Communication. Published by <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Faculty of Ushuluddin and Da'wah, Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Mas Said Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia</a> in collaborate with <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Perkumpulan Ahli Manajemen Dakwah Indonesia (PAMDI)</a> and APDI (Asosiasi Profesi Dakwah Indonesia).</p> PEER COUNSELING TRAINING TO IMPROVE THE COMPETENCE OF SOPHOMORE PEER COUNSELORS 2023-05-26T13:07:46+07:00 Ema Zati Baroroh [email protected] Kiki Amalia [email protected] <p>Counseling training programs need to be held because there is still a lack of student skills related to this program. Thus the competence of peer counselors needs to be improved. This training program's purposes are to provide participants with new knowledge and insight regarding the treatment of peer counselors. The research sample was 47 students undergraduate. The experimental design used is One Group Pre-test and Post-test Design. This training was held in two days with different durations. The research methods used here were mixed methods. The qualitative data were gained through a self-reflection form. Then, the quantitative data were taken through a knowledge test. The result of the Quantitative test was based on the analysis of the Paired sample T-Test, the result is p = 0.00 (p &lt; 0.01). This implies that there is a clear difference before and after the training program. As can be seen from the qualitative results, the majority of the participants have experienced positive changes which can be detected in the self-reflection form exclusively in the section of new skills, skill upgrades, insights, and impressions. In the end, this article discusses findings, limitations, and recommendations for further peer counselor research and training program.</p> 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Ema Zati Baroroh, Kiki Amalia ANGER EMOTIONS IN THE QUR’AN FROM AN ISLAMIC COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY PERSPECTIVE 2023-05-28T18:31:43+07:00 Benny Munardi [email protected] Syukur Kholil [email protected] Achar Zain [email protected] <p>This study aims to explain human anger in the Qur'an from the perspective of Islamic communication psychology. This is because anger is a dangerous emotion. This type of research aims to find the essence of words and sentences in the language paradigm. The subject of this research is self-communication in the Qur'an. The theory used is the cognitive dissonance theory. This type of research is qualitative with a thematic interpretation approach. Data collection techniques are interviews, literature review, and documentation. Data analysis techniques include collecting, reducing, presenting, and drawing credible conclusions. The research shows that there are four anger emotions in Islamic psychology communication, people who vent their anger, people who hold back their anger, people who forgive others, and people who do good to people who do evil. Based on Islamic communication psychology's perspective, the four actualizations of angry emotions add to the types of anger. Furthermore, these four types of angry emotions form a hierarchy so that individuals can learn to reach the highest hierarchy.</p> 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Benny Munardi, Syukur Kholil, Achar Zain PANJANG MULUD TRADITION AS A MEDIUM OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION 2023-05-27T05:39:15+07:00 Abdul Malik [email protected] Liza Diniarizky [email protected] <p>The Panjang Mulud tradition in Serang, Banten is one of the traditions that aims to pay homage and a form of happiness for the birth of the Prophet Muhammad SAW. This tradition is meant as a feeling of gratitude for all the pleasures of life, as well as an effort by the community to tighten the social relations between one another. This study aims to examine social communication that occurs in the Panjang Mulud tradition and the meaning of social action in it for supporting a harmonious social life. This research was conducted through a qualitative approach of ethnomethodology. The data was collected through observation, interviews, and documentation triangulation. Moreover, data analysis was carried out through data reduction, data presentation, and conclusions, which were then analyzed by relating social action theory with the social communication concept. Based on data findings, it was concluded that Panjang Mulud is a space created consciously to reinforce their religious and cultural identity. The activities in the Panjang Mulud tradition are believed to be a form of social action carried out consciously and more value-oriented compared to other motives.</p> 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Abdul Malik, Liza Diniarizky NARRATIVE OF RELIGIOUS MODERATION IN LOCAL MEDIA: HOW DOES SOLOPOS PROMOTE WASHATIYAH JOURNALISM? 2023-06-04T05:30:04+07:00 Mokhamad Zainal Anwar [email protected] Abraham Zakky Zulhazmi [email protected] Nur Rohman [email protected] Abd Halim [email protected] <p><em>Although campaigns for and socialization of religious moderation have been carried out by many agencies, cases of intolerance still occur at local level. These socialization agents are not only religious groups and university academics but also the media playing a significant role because they produce information and influence people's perceptions to take action. This study uses a qualitative descriptive method with a content analysis approach. Meanwhile the primary data source is in the form of religious moderation narrative articles published in the Solopos. This paper aims to describe the discourse on religious moderation produced by Solopos which is published every Friday through the Khazanah rubric. This paper focuses on three aspects: firstly, who are the agencies used as references by the Solopos media in producing moderation narratives?; secondly, what are the issues contained in the Khazanah rubric?; and thirdly, how does the editorial policy present the discourse of religious moderation in Khazanah rubric?. The conclusions of this study are: Firstly, Solopos uses teachers, lecturers, and religious leaders as references. They come from Islamic organizations such as NU and Muhammadiyah. Secondly, the issue of religious moderation raised by Solopos revolves around the themes of fiqh, muamalah, and aqidah. Thirdly, the editor of Solopos is committed to maintaining harmony by continuing to display articles that reflect moderate Islam. We call journalism practice implemented by Solopos through the Khazanah rubric the washatiyah journalism.</em></p> 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Mokhamad Zainal Anwar, Abraham Zakky Zulhazmi, Nur Rohman, Abd Halim THE PHENOMENON OF RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES IN THE MILLENNIAL ERA: STUDIES ON INDONESIA STUDENTS 2023-06-12T20:05:05+07:00 Muhamad Riza Chamadi [email protected] <p><em>This research aims to describe how the phenomenon of students doing religious activities in the millennial era. This type of research is qualitative with a phenomenological approach. Data analysis through phenomenological reduction, imaginative variation, and synthesis of meaning and essence. This paper produces important data on The development of student religious activities in the millennial era, including results in worship, media of preaching, and content of religious calls. The result of student worship methods in the millennial generation is electronic media such as gadgets and the internet to read holy books, imitate worship procedures, and take religious literature via the internet. Students predominantly use social media to explore spiritual knowledge. The content of religious appeals, which previously only studied the technicalities of worship and strengthening of faith, has developed into a range for life motivation, entrepreneurship following spiritual teachings, and various contemporary religious issues.</em></p> 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Muhamad Riza Chamadi KARTINI FROM ALOR: AN INSPIRING TEACHER IMAGE IN KICK ANDY AND KUMPARAN 2023-06-03T11:28:31+07:00 Raisa Rakhmania [email protected] Rustono Farady Marta [email protected] Hana Panggabean [email protected] Changsong Wang [email protected] <div><em><span lang="EN-US">Education is commonly perceived as the process of having systematic instruction from educators for better living quality and sometimes, it means higher lifetime earnings. Teachers play an important role in educating the next generation. The Indonesian talk show “Kick Andy” and the news portal “Kumparan” released on Youtube, show a message on education. These programmes narrate the story of an early-childhood-education teacher from a remote area in Nusa Tenggara Timur. Both programmes illustrate a woman’s struggle for obtaining an education opportunity and providing an access to education among the children in her village. The data had been collected with the observational method. This study employs a framework by Sara Mills’s critical discourse in a combination of the teacher’s professional development theory for rectifying how mass media portrays a female teacher who lives in marginal area. Based on the collected data in Ibusm State, on one hand, this study finds that the media still depicts women as submissive and oppressed figures who have an obligation to serve the family and country. On the other hand, it is found that women are empowered to rise from adversity, and it is also reinforced by a strong teacher’s professional identity in a teacher’s self.</span></em></div> 2023-06-26T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Raisa Rakhmania, Rustono Farady Marta, Hana Panggabean; Changsong Wang