Why We Decided to Help Journalists Get Through These Tough Times

Doing good things for others, no matter how small, matters.

It has now been eight months since the Indonesian government announced its very first case of COVID-19. Since then, the number of cases has kept on increasing and people have been  starting to feel the impact of this pandemic. Not only does it put our health at risk, the pandemic has also left us uncertain about the future of our employment. Amongst those whose employment were hanging in the balance, are our journalist friends, some of whom have already lost their jobs, endured pay cuts, or experienced paycheck delays.

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COVID-19 Forging A New Normal for Media Events?

I’ve always been taught that face-to-face interactions are to be preferred over remote ones through technology.

Throughout my days as a communication student, then a reporter and finally a public relations consultant I practiced and came to believe that physical presence helps us to establish better professional relationships and therefore makes us more effective at work.

Then COVID-19 came along and disrupted everything.

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