Development of Critical Audience Attitudes Towards Information in Media Radio

Abstract

The background of this case study is the development of acritical attitude among listeners of Bianglala Pagi program on Reks Radio. Bianglala Pagi Program is a public sphere where people of Garut can express ideas, criticism and opinions to government and stakeholders also the policies made by the government. In Bianglala Pagi program, listeners can criticize the government and stakeholders, from public service problems and legal cases to politics. The government is known to use this program as inputs for government policy-making and serve as the basis of assessment of government performance. The main focus from this research is to find out the evolving ideology at Reks radio and listeners so that listeners can better use radio as the medium to convey their aspirations and opinions without fear of intimidation.