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Yawatahama Sinbun’s Obituary

A Japanese newspaper was dying and it left legacies. It was Yawatahama Sinbun, a local newspaper in Ehime Prefecture that got a lot of readership back in its heyday. The dying newspaper was a sign of a dying small town … Continue reading

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Kenapa Makin Malas Mengonsumsi Berita

‎ Pernah saya menerima hadiah televisi, saya terima tetapi saya berikan pada anggota keluarga. Bukan karena sok gaya. Cuma buat apa? Semua berita bisa diakses lebih cepat melalui internet. Dan saya juga ingin menghindari menonton berita dan konten televisi yang … Continue reading

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Tanggulangi Peredaran Konten Negatif dengan Cara Ini

Konten bernuansa negatif seakan tiada habisnya diciptakan dan diedarkan di jagad maya. Biasanya konten negatif dikeluarkan dengan agenda tertentu. Misalnya, di tahun politik ini (di Indonesia setiap tahun terasa sebagai tahun politik) rasanya konten negatif bertema pemilihan presiden akan merebak. … Continue reading

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To Be a Good Entrepreneurship Reporter, Don’t Be an Entrepreneur

So here’s the rule of thumb for entrepreneurship and business reporters out there: Don’t be the person you want to interview and write about. In other words, don’t be an entrepreneur or business person. This piece of advice sounds a … Continue reading

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The Success Catalyst of Journalism Businesses

Mark Briggs of Poynter Institute claims his course would tell you – aspiring entrepreneurial journalists – what to do before plunging to the business world. After the huge success of BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post, every journalist seems enchanted to … Continue reading

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Only Churnalists — Not Journalists — will Get Replaced by Robots

Of all jobs, there are 8 that digital media futurist Amy Webb predicted would eventually vanish at some point in the future: toll booth operators and cashiers, marketers, customers, factory workers, financial middle men, journalists, lawyers, and phone workers. I … Continue reading

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Tentang Wawancara, Mewawancarai, Diwawancarai dan Membaca Wawancara

Wawancara. Bisa dianggap mudah saja atau tantangan luar biasa. Mewawancarai secara alami lebih dituntun oleh keingintahuan lalu terkumpullah serangkai fakta atau apapun yang diasumsikan seperti fakta. Klaim dan simpulan tak berdasar kadang menyelip di sana sini yang terpaksa muncul karena … Continue reading

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A Hotel with Newsroom Flavor; Hot or Not?

The Press Hotel is like no other hotels on earth. Probably designed for overly dedicated journalists who don’t mind at all spending their life days and nights, being chained at their working desk, the hotel is located in Portland, the … Continue reading

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Hadiri ASEAN Literary Festival 2015 19 Maret Nanti!

Setelah menghadiri ASEAN Literary Festival tahun kemarin di Taman Ismail Marzuki, dua pekan lagi ajang yang sama akn digelar masih di tempat yang sama. Tema besarnya adalah mengenang sastrawan Indonesia yang beberapa waktu lalu baru saja berpulang ke Sang Pencipta, … Continue reading

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How to Get the New Generation of Journalists TOTALLY SCREWED

Technology is never guilty. But still most people claim it’s a double-edged sword. I crack a smile. These people are mostly as f*cked up as the problem they’re talking about. As ridiculous as it may sound, we might need to … Continue reading

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Strategi BuzzFeed

Dikenal sebagai situs yang kontennya kerap beredar secara viral di Internet, BuzzFeed bisa dikatakan menjadi salah satu fenomena media yang mencengangkan di abad informasi ini. Valuasinya diketahui mencapai miliaran dollar AS. BuzzFeed sukses sebagian karena mampu mencerminkan bagaimana kita merespon … Continue reading

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