Proficiat Tirto

Situs berita Tirto menjadi media pertama di Indonesia yang dinyatakan lolos verifikasi International Fact-Checking Network. Jaringan ini dibentuk oleh Poynter Institute, organisasi jurnalis yang berbasis di St. Petersburg, Florida, Amerika Serikat. Tirto merupakan media ke-42 yang lolos verifikasi.

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Lolos dari verifikasi berarti Tirto dianggap oleh para verifikator IFCN sebagai media yang serius dalam memberi data yang akurat dan dapat dipertanggungjawabkan. Tirto juga dianggap menunjukkan komitmen untuk terbuka atas koreksi, kritik, dan tanggapan, karena bersedia meralat atau memperbaharui konten jika ada kekeliruan.  Read More

Media Old Hands Combine Expertise to Launch CNBC Indonesia Portal

Jakarta, 15 January 2018 – Indonesian financiers and executives can now get their daily dose of business updates from a world leader in business news, CNBC, in Bahasa Indonesia, following the soft launch of CNBCIndonesia.com today. 2 years ago, CNBC and Trans entered a partnership and have been trailing the service. They finally decided that they have enough elements in lace now and that’s why they soft-launched the portal.  Read More

Jurnalis Indonesia di antara Gaji dan Kualitas Jurnalistik

Di tengah lesunya bisnis media cetak di Indonesia, Aliansi Jurnalis Independen (AJI) Jakarta menaikkan standar upah minimal bagi jurnalis pemula di ibu kota menjadi Rp7.963.949 juta pada 2018, dari sebelumnya Rp7.540.000. Apakah penetapan upah baru ini akan membuat pemilik media menaikkan gaji jurnalis pemula? Apakah upah berpengaruh terhadap kinerja dan kualitas jurnalistik?

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Upah layak bulanan (take home pay) wartawan pemula ini ditentukan berdasarkan hasil survei terhadap sejumlah kebutuhan jurnalis di Jakarta, di antaranya pangan, tempat tinggal, sandang, dan kebutuhan lain, seperti pulsa, internet, dan cicilan laptop. Read More

Vice Indonesia melampaui batas pemberitaan lewat perbedaan

Pertama kali muncul di Indonesia pada November 2016, Vice Indonesia menjadi media baru yang berkembang relatif cepat. Dengan gaya penulisan yang khas dan pilihan berita yang unik, Vice Indonesia berhasil menarik minat anak muda, terutama di kota-kota besar.

Vice Indonesia

Kisah-kisah unik yang pernah diulas, antara lain tentang sosok penerjemah subtitle film-film bajakan yang telah melegenda di Internet, dan pengalaman seseorang yang mencoba ikut memboikot produk-produk yang diserukan orang-orang di media sosial. Bagaimana Vice Indonesia bekerja? Read More

What will fill in the vacuum left by a once respected media?

Newspapers are folding by the day. Readers are abandoning print and going online. Today we read, online of course, of Singapore Press Holdings’ valuation falling below the New York Times in 12 years. At the same time we read of the Wall Street Journal stopping their print editions in Singapore and Hong Kong. Sadly they are part of a trend that has also hit Indonesia media hard.

The Wall Street Journal is to stop its publications in Singapore and Hong Kong. The media are getting creamed by digital disruption

Many news outlets have tried to follow their readers by going online. The strategy, however, hasn’t paid off for most of them as online advertising is going more to Facebook and Google than to these outlets.

What should companies that have been relying on engagement with newspapers and news outlets do, now that these traditional outlets are closing down? Read More

Panic at the ATM

On a weekend in August 26, many Indonesian banking customers could not use ATMs as the machines were out of service. This error was caused by a problem encountered by Telekomunikasi Indonesia’s (Telkom) Telkom 1 satellite, which was used by banks to support their ATM network.

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How did the conventional media cover this problem? Read More