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Daniel Susilo
Rahma Sugihartati


Women in Politics, Indonesian Women Minister, Digital Discourse Analysis, Dynamics on Indonesian Women’s minister, Internet citizen’s perspectives


Purpose of study: This paper aims to re-questioning the positions of Indonesia's woman ministers in the internet citizen's perspectives on responding to the news related to those woman ministers.

Methodology: The current study used a qualitative research design. The multimodal analysis has been used as a key to implement analysis on a conversation on the internet. Using the pattern of Herring, the researcher has used the data from the Facebook comments section on the official web page of, the pioneer of Indonesia's online news site from 1 January – 31 December 2017. Digital Discourse Analysis has been used to analyze those digital actions then coded, and classified.

Result: The obtained results show that there is a prominent separation between the ministers who own political powers and those who are considered not possess strong power in Indonesia's political arena.

Implications/Applications: In observing those digital actions, this article will utilize limited mapping on Facebook commentary section on the official web page of, the pioneer of Indonesia's online news site.


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