SUROKIM, S.Sos, M.Si. is a lecturer at the Communication Study Program, Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences (FISIB), Trunojoyo University, Madura Indonesia. He is currently the head of communication study program and teaches courses on the political economy of media. He has been actively writing about broadcasting media since 2008. He is also active at the Centre for Public Communication Studies (PUSKAKOM-PUBLIK), conducting and developing media research, and training in public communication. He obtained his degree in public administration from the University of Airlangga (1998) and  his master of Communication Science from the University of Dr. Soetomo (2006) (corresponding author: