Born as a child to a big family of academicians has made him what he is today. His grandfather – a professor of applied linguistic -from his father side, was a rector at a state-owned university in South Sumatra while his late father had a full appointment as a law lecturer in Jambi. His first academic appointment commenced in 2000 at a private college in Central Jakarta,  four months after he finished his undergraduate study at Universitas Indonesia (UI) with a BA degree in Mass Communication. He taught some introduction subjects such as Introduction to Public Relations, Introduction to Communication Theories and Marketing Communication while working simultaneously as TV journalist at a national private TV station in East Jakarta, assigned at the Indonesian parliament office (DPR RI) covering political issues and international affairs. After spending two years as a journalist with the latest position as an Executive News Producer for international/diplomatic news, he decided to continue his study at the Graduate School of International Relations, School of Social and Political Science, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta and earned his MA in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, with a thesis topic on The Bush Doctrine and Just War Theory and has been awarded as the best thesis at the School in the period of 1997-2004.

An active member of the  highly regarded academic association in media and communication – International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), he attended conferences on a regular basis and conducted research papers both nationally and internationally in the area of specializations which are revolving around on the intersection between Communications and politics cum International relations. His current research topic –  applying Critical Discourse Analysis and framing as primary methods – centres on how Indonesian mainstream media conduct news construction of Islamic religious groups since Indonesian reform era up to the present time.


Teaching


  • Political Communication
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Qualitative Communication Research Method
  • International Communication
  • Television Programming
  • Writing for Media (TV News Scriptwriting)
  • Research for Film and Television

Education


  • B.A. (S.Sos/Sarjana Ilmu Sosial) in Mass Communication, Department of Communication, University of Indonesia (UI), graduated with High Distinctions, 2000.
  • MSc. (M.Si/Magister Sains) in International Relations, Majoring in Diplomacy,  Security and Strategic Studies, minoring in International Communication, Graduate School of International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia, graduated with High Distinctions, 2004. Thesis title: “The Bush Doctrine: A Moral Assessment of Deontological Walzerian” (The Best Overall Thesis 1997-2004).
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Journalism, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia (resigned effective May 10, 2017)

Publication ()


  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2017, Cartagena, Kolombia, News Construction of Islamic Group in Indonesian Mainstream Media: a Case study of “The Super Peaceful Protest 2 December 2016”. Full paper presentation (Islam and Media Working Group). Awarded as one of the Travel Grant Winners.
  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2016, Leicester, UK, Constructing Islamic Groups on Mainstream Media : A Critical Discourse Analysis of  Media Production in Indonesia. Full paper presentation (Islam and Media Working Group), organized by IAMCR and University of Leicester, UK.
  • CEECOM 2016 Tartu, with theme: Media and Communication studies: bridging disciplines, bridging countries. “Constructing Islamic Groups on Indonesian Mainstream Media: A Case Study of   Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam). Fullpaper presentation, organized by University of Tartu, Estonia.
  • The 6th International Media Readings in Moscow Mass Media and Communications 2014 with theme Creative Industries in The Reindustrializing World:  Media Practices of the West and the East,” Indonesia’s Creative Industry Post-Reform Era: A Case Study of Television Industry. Full paper Presentation. Organized by Faculty  of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
  • The Annual Symposium on Management and Social Sciences 2014. “Media Convergence in Indonesian Television: Amidst the Competition on Content Development, Regulation and Insufficient Infrastructure”. Admitted for full paper Presentation, Seoul, South Korea, 29-31 August 2014. The symposium is organized by Asia Pacific Education & Research Association (www.asmss.org)
  • The International Conference on Education and Social Sciences 2014. “TV Journalism in Indonesia Post Reform Era: From a “Guided-Journalism” to Pragmatism”. Admitted for Full Paper Presentation. Istanbul, Turkey,3-5 February 2014. The conference is organized by OCERINT (International Organization Center of Academic Research (www.ocerint.org)
  • The 5th International Media Readings in Moscow Mass Media and Communications – 2013. “Indonesian TV News Responses’ to Media Convergence: Current Problems & Challenges”. Admitted for full paper presentation. Co-author with M Reza Maulana Salam (2nd author, President University), Pandapotan Saut Maruli Panggabean (3rd author, President University) & Prisca Priscila Papilaya (4th author, GlobalTV, Jakarta). Organized by Department of International Relations, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Nov 14-15, 2013.
  • The 2nd International Symposium on Media and Mass Communication. “Social Media Use Among University Students in Bekasi, Indonesia : A Virtual Ethnography Approach”. Admitted for full paper presentation. Co-author with Santi Hendrawati Lukianto (2nd author, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Jakarta) & Mohammad Shihab (3rd author, President University). Organized by The Science and Education Foundation,  The Bulgarian Academy of Science & Faculty of Journalism, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia, held in Sunny Beach, Bourgas, Bulgaria.
  • The European Conference on the Social Sciences 2013. “Can Online Social Networking Play a Significant Role for Undergraduate students? “. Admitted for full paper presentation, Brighton Thistle, United Kingdom, 4th-7th July, 2013.
  • The South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and Humanities Conference 2013. ”Barrack Obama’s Rebranding in Social Media: A Case Study on U.S. Presidential Election in 2012”. Full paper presentation, co-author with Azhari Hidayatsyah (2nd author, President University) and Murtadha Mutahhari (1st author). Organized by Taylor University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • The South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and Humanities Conference 2013. A Critical Discourse Analysis on Cultural Diplomacy of The Jakarta Post”. Full paper presentation Co-author with M. Rizki Syahmanda (1st author, President University). Organized by Taylor University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • The South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and Humanities Conference 2013. A Political Discourse Analysis of Official Fanpage Joko Widodo and Basuki Tjahya Purnama in Governatorial Election of Jakarta in 2012. Full paper presentation Co-author with Azhari Hidayatsyah (1st author, President University) and Murtadha Mutahhari (3rd author, President University). Organized by Taylor University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • The 4th International Conference on Communication and Language (ICLC 2012). “Communicating Political Messages via Twitter : A Study on the Governatorial Election of Jakarta in 2012”. Full paper presentation. Co-author with Azhari Hidayatsyah (1st author, President University). Graduate School of Communication and Language, The National Institute of Adminsitration Development (NIDA), Bangkok, Thailand.
  • The 2012 Indonesia International Conference on Communication: Communication, Context, and Community. “Indonesian Mainstream Media Construction of Marginalized Social Group: A Case Study on Front Pembela Islam (FPI)”. Department of Communication, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia. Full Paper Presentation
  • The UP International Communication Conference. “Sharing Stand-up Comedy via Twitter: “A Phenomonological Approach”. Full paper presentation, co-author with Ratih Meagasari (!st author, President University). Organized by Faculty of Communication, Universitas Pancasila, Hotel Bidakara, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Online Social Networking Use of College Students: A Virtual Ethnography Approach, Info Invest, Bulgaria, www.sciencebg.net (a research paper presented in the 2nd International Conference on media and mass communication in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria and made available on online peer reviewed journal)
  • Just War Theory  and Modern War Perspectives: An International Communication Overview , Research And Development Division/LPPM Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Unpublished Research Paper, May 2010.
  • International Propaganda as War Instrument: The Case of the Bush Doctrine. Textbook for undergraduate student, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara Press, 2010. (draft, forthcoming, estimated completion on November 2013).
  • The Impact of Smartphones Use on the Academic Performance of College Students:  A Case Study of University Students in Serpong Tangerang (in progress, estimated completion on January 2014), as Lead Researcher.
  • The Bush Doctrine As An Instrument for International Propaganda: A Falsification, Research And Development Division/ LPPM Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Unpublished Research Paper, November 2009.
  • Virtual Online Community Phenomenon among College Students in Serpong Area, an empirical qualitative research on New Media Issues, Department of Communication, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Serpong,  Tangerang, December 2009 March 2010, as Lead Researcher.
  • Theories of Mass Communication vs New Media : A Brief Review, UltimaComm vol.I No.1,  p.p. 6771, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, December 2009.
  • Feasibility Study of Avian Influenza Priority Behaviors & Messages, The CommunityBased Avian Influenza Control Project (CBAIC) – USAID Indonesia, December 2008 – January 2009, as Researcher.
  • “Jalan Sesama” Research Project Initiative,  Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of  Public Health/ Center For Communication Programs, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, an Indonesian version for widely known US “Sesame Street” TV program, held in Jakarta and West Java, Indonesia, October 2007 – February 2008, as Research Assistant.


M. Raudy Gathmyr, S.Sos., M.Si.


President University Campus, Jababeka Education Park, Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, Kota Jababeka, Cikarang Baru, Bekasi 17550, Indonesia.

Telephone : +62 21 8910 9762-63

Email : raudy.gathmyr@president.ac.id