Investigasi Peran Mindful Media pada Penggunaan Media Virtual Keagamaan

Nila Audini Oktavia


In the era of digitalization, virtual media users are required to use religious virtual media mindfully to minimize errors in receiving and disseminating religious information. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to determine the role of mindful media in the use of religious virtual media. The research method is a quantitative method with a correlational approach. The results on 169 subjects showed a negative correlation between mindful media and religious virtual media (p = 0.000 and r = -0.345). The study also found a simultaneous positive relationship between awareness and attention to the use of religious virtual media (p = 0.000) with a contribution of 16.6%. Accordingly, the role of mindful media in the form of the presence of awareness and attention of users is simultaneously able to control the use of religious virtual media.



Di era digitalisasi, para pengguna media virtual dituntut menggunakan media virtual keagamaan secara mindful untuk meminimalisir kesalahan penerimaan dan penyebaran informasi keagamaan. Sehingga, tujuan dari penelitian ini yaitu untuk mengetahui peran mindful media pada penggunaan media virtual keagamaan. Jenis metode penelitian yang digunakan adalah metode kuantitatif dengan pendekatan korelasional. Hasil penelitian pada 169 subjek menunjukkan adanya korelasi negatif antara mindful media dengan media virtual keagamaan (p = 0.000 dan r = -0.345). Penelitian juga menemukan hubungan positif secara simultan antara kesadaran dan perhatian terhadap penggunaan media virtual keagamaan (p = 0.000) dengan kontribusi 16.6%. Dengan demikian, maka peran mindful media berupa presensi kesadaran dan perhatian pengguna secara bersamaan mampu mengontrol penggunaan media virtual keagamaan.

Kata Kunci: kesadaran; mindful media; penggunaan media virtual keagamaan;                        perhatian


attention; awareness; mindful media; religious virtual media usage

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