AMSI Reminds Journalists To Put Safety First When Covering Corona Outbreaks

For example, implementing policies to maintain distance and physical contact.

World Health Organization (WHO) and the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19 emphasize that the speed of transmission of the COVID-19 outbreak can be reduced by adjusting the distance when meeting other people (social and physical distancing). The distance protection policy is realized through the policies of working from home, studying at home and worshiping at home.

In addition, anyone is strictly prohibited from creating a crowd, especially without regard to distance.“However, it is unfortunate that not all government agencies and public institutions carry out the order, especially in connection with events involving journalists,” said Chairperson of the Indonesian Siber Media Media Association, Wenseslaus Manggut, in Jakarta, quoted from a written statement, Saturday 28 March 2020.

Wensleslaus asked the reporting team such as journalists, photographers and videographers to consider attending press conferences that could potentially invite a crowd.If this presence is inevitable, the coverage team is expected to always maintain a safe distance at the location of the press conference or public activities in accordance with World Health Organization (WHO) regulations.

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Maximize Technology

Wenseslaus advised the government and the private sector to maximize the use of digital technology for publication and information management. Press releases can be sent to the mass media coordinator and press conferences are conducted through various online platforms.The media is also asked to continue educating the public by seeking information from experts and experts. The goal is that the community can survive the corona virus.Wenseslaus suggested that all parties must be disciplined in their distance to survive the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Press Council AMSI Process Becomes a New Constituent

Press Council Member Ahmad Djauhar said the Press Council was processing two media company organizations and one journalist organization to become members or stakeholders of the Press Council. One of the organizations being considered is the Indonesian Cyber ​​Media Association (AMSI).This includes AMSI.Next Monday, we will verify the management of the Central AMSI and Jakarta, “said Djauhar, when meeting, the Central AMSI and AMSI Jakarta Administrators, at the Press Council Building, Kebon Sirih, Friday, January 24, 2019.

Djauhar said, to be accepted as a member of the Press Council, AMSI must meet a number of requirements according to the Press Council Regulation.These requirements include AMSI having at least 200 members of media companies spread across at least 15 branches of cities or provinces in Indonesia.”To this day, this Press Council regulation has not changed. So this provision must be fulfilled. For this reason, administrative and factual verification is needed, he said.

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AMSI Spread over 18 Provinces, 200 More Members

Djauhar stated, with so many tasks and programs, members of the Press Council, which numbered only nine people, were deemed insufficient.AMSI Chairperson Wenseslaus Manggut.”Ideally, in my opinion, there are 11 to 13 members of the Press Council. So, if later there is a media organization or journalist who can enter the Press Council, then the tasks and programs will be easier to do, “he said.

Meanwhile, AMSI Chairperson, Wenseslaus Manggut hopes that the Press Council can accelerate the verification process of AMSI’s management and media members in 18 cities / provinces in Indonesia.Wens gave an example, the problems that are often faced by mass media companies, namely, about the legal entity, the person in charge, and certification of the main journalists.”I think in every AMSI activity, we will continue to remind them,” he said.

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AMSI Reminds Journalists 2020
AMSI Reminds Journalists 2020 To Put Safety First When Covering Corona Outbreaks

How to AMSI Avoid Massive Circulation of Hoaks

Indonesian Cyber ​​Media Association (AMSI) visited the Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Menkopolhukam), Mahfud MD at the Coordinating Ministry for Politics and Security, Jakarta.The Chair of AMSI, Wenseslaus Manggut said, the purpose of his organization came to the Coordinating Ministry of Politics and Security to discuss the digital economic system.”The first point we kan spread hoaks long,” said the man who is familiarly called Kak Wens it, Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

With the increasingly massive distribution of hoaks, he said, AMSI has made various efforts. One of them is by making which is filled by media which is incorporated in AMSI.Furthermore, Wens said, so far the most widespread circulation of hoaks occurred on social media such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and so on.For this reason, AMSI will also collaborate with Facebook and Google to take part in counteracting the circulation of false news on its platform.”For example, a hoax clarification reporter and he loads. If in the media the effect is there, but not great. Rather than Facebook helping to clarify hoaks, Google helps this hoaks. they are much more effective, “he said.

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AMSI Holds Indonesia 2019 Digital Conference

The Indonesian Cyber ​​Media Association (AMSI) will hold an annual digital conference called the Indonesia Digital Conference (IDC) 2019. This event will be held at the Central Jakarta Djakarta Theater Ballroom, Thursday, November 28, 2019.IDC 2019 will last a full day, inviting entrepreneurs, bankers, start-ups, governments, media and the public who have a concern for the development of business and the digital world in Indonesia.

AMSI Chairperson, Wenseslaus Manggut said, the IDC 2019 event was an event initiated by AMSI management to provide a forum for exchanging experiences, ideas, and strategies in the digital ecosystem.It could be that between companies that used to compete fiercely, they would have to cooperate closely, collaborate, orchestrate so they could grow, develop and advance together, “said Wenseslaus Manggut, Monday, November 25, 2019.

Wenseslaus said, as an organization that facilitates cyber media companies, AMSI is actively initiating and encouraging the creation of a healthy, competitive digital business ecosystem and growing as many opportunities as possible for the welfare of the Indonesian people.What form, this is one of the main topics, how Indonesia prepares the transformation of digital civilization, “he said.

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Jokowi will be opened

IDC 2019 organizer chairman, Metta Dharmasaputra stated, according to plan, President Joko Widodo will open this event. The committee has prepared four discussion panels with different themes.The first panel with the theme “Corporate Transformation Facing Industry 4.0” presented speakers Dwi Soetjipto (Head of SKK Migas), Mas’ud Khamid (Pertamina Retail Marketing Director) and Andi Kristianto (CEO of Telkomsel Mitra Innovation).The second panel, highlighting digitalization in the national banking business with the theme “New Banking Strategy in the Digital Age”.

Speakers included Anggoro Eko Cahyo (BNI Consumer Business Director), Leonardo Koesmanto (DBS Bank’s Head of Digital Banking), and Indra Utoyo (PPT Director of Bank Rakyat Indonesia).The third panel themed “Fintech in Accelerating Financial Inclusion” presented speakers Eddie Danusaputra (CEO of Mandiri Capital), Karaniya Dharmasaputra (President Director of OVO), and Dicky Wijaya (Chief Information Officer Investree).

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Other Figure

In the last session, themed “Digital Platform for People’s Economy” presented speakers Farid Naufal Aslam (CEO of Aruna), Pamitra Wineka (President & co-Founder of Farmers Group), and Yudi Tri Sanjaya (EEO Bakpiaku).In addition to digital economic actors, IDC 2019 will also be opened with a number of Keynote Speakers such as the Minister of Cooperatives and SMEs, Teten Masduki, Minister

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