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 little bit counter-intuitive as I thought it’d be much easier to understand the subject matters… Read More To Be a Good Entrepreneurship Reporter, Don’t Be an Entrepreneur

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 give this a try. Who knows it’ll be a fruitful business undertaking that’ll lead you… Read More The Success Catalyst of Journalism Businesses

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 frowned and continued reading on. This might be a joke. Utter disbelief. Webb argued journalists… Read More Only Churnalists — Not Journalists — will Get Replaced by Robots

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 ingin hasil wawancara lebih bombastis dan menarik dibaca orang. ‎Dan mungkin, karena pemeriksaan fakta (fact… Read More Tentang Wawancara, Mewawancarai, Diwawancarai dan Membaca Wawancara

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, alm. Sitor Situmorang. Berikut keseluruhan pernyataan pers dari pihak ASEAN Literary Festival 2015: “Memasuki tahun… Read More Hadiri ASEAN Literary Festival 2015 19 Maret Nanti!