KOMUNIKASI POLITIK: ASAL USUL DAN KONSEPSI
Political communication is political analysis method emerged in 1990s for political science in Indonesia. Yet, it was began to pervade and apply significantly by academicians in the beginning of 21st century, pertaining to democratization and its anti-thesis, that is, terrorism in global context as well as regional and national one. As a method in political science, study of conception of political communication is very substantial for clarification on applying it more enlightened. The significance could be grasped through scrutiny of historical background. In fact, the scientific conception has not been concluded by scholars so far, but various opinions, let alone theories, based on skepticism and debates constructed by political phenomenon and development. History and development of political communication study actually are prosperous subject materials to discover the firm conception.