International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Fishermen’s Characteristic Profile in Using of the Media Communication in Pasaran Island, Bandar Lampung City
Serly Silviyanti, Amiruddin Saleh, Musa Hubeis, Ninuk Purnaningsih

Pasaran Island is a small island located in Lampung Bay precisely in the District of West Teluk Betung, of Bandar Lampung city. This island is a fishing village that has a dominant business, namely the drying salted fish. Low levels of education lead fishing community’s ability to absorb information, technology and adopting relatively limited. This study object are to determine the characteristics of fishermen in Pasaran Island and the use of communication media used by fishermen in the island. The research was done purposively on the island, located in Pasaran Island, Kota Karang, Bandar Lampung City with respondents which amounted to 125 fishermen. The results showed that the characteristics of the individual fishermen in Pasaran Island is low, especially in formal education and the amount of income, although for age, generally in the productive age category.Media communication which always been used by the fishing community is interpersonal communication, since they are similar in some ways like the values, beliefs, education, social status, interest and so on.

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