Time for Our Youth to Increase Cyber Awareness

Happy #InternationalYouthDay, August 12, 2022. While you read this, according to UNDP recent stories about 1.8 billion young people, the largest generation of youth in history, are transitioning to adulthood. That is one side. On the other hand, they are challenged by social media misused, particularly cyberbullying. Cyberbullying: Be aware and avoid it. Source: Kompas.com Indonesia, … Continue reading Time for Our Youth to Increase Cyber Awareness

Jakarta governor among three frontrunners for President

MANY opinion polls and analysis had shown that Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan is among the most popular candidates for the 2024 presidential election. This article was published in The New Straits Times, Malaysia, 19 July 2022. (click here). Opinion polls consistently ranked Anies among the top three potential candidates. Two others are two-time presidential candidate, … Continue reading Jakarta governor among three frontrunners for President

Tebet Eco-Park, A Space with Profound Performance

Many wonder what the future holds for Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan after he ends his five-year term this coming October. The Park from above. Critics from his opponents largely focus on his ability to give speeches – he is a famous orator with eloquent narratives – on many occasions both domestically and in international forum, … Continue reading Tebet Eco-Park, A Space with Profound Performance

Wow… The Magnificent Jakarta International Stadium

The grandiose Jakarta International Stadium Have you visited the newly-built Jakarta International Stadium (JIS)? I have. Last April 19, I attended the soft-launching of this magnificent venue. It is another achievement by Governor Anies Baswedan that can make his political opponents be more envious, since he has been touted as one of the strongest candidates … Continue reading Wow… The Magnificent Jakarta International Stadium

Formula E: Electric Car or political race?

THE world watched the starting of Formula E, Season 8, electric car race in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on Friday. This may trigger our memory of when Sebastian Vettel won the Formula One (F1) Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit in 2017. Night race in Diriyah (read the calendar from FIA Formula E.com). Perhaps … Continue reading Formula E: Electric Car or political race?

Eh, Ternyata Ada 8 Mazhab Islam

Jika ada orang yang merasa benar sendiri, seolah hanya aliran (mazhab)-nya saja yang benar, mungkin perlu membaca ini. Luaskan wawasan; gunakan kepala dingin untuk menjadi umat yang adil, di tengah -- ummatan washatan. Bukankah di depan Tuhan nanti, hati yang bersih (qalbun saliiem) lah yang akan dilihat-Nya, bukan fiqih siapa yang kita jadikan rujukan?

5 Tips Rahasia agar Disukai Orang Lain

Ini tips rahasia. Tapi tidak lagi menjadi rahasia bagi Vanessa van Edwards, yang banyak meneliti mengenai perilaku manusia. Dijuluki sebagai investigator perilaku manusia (human behavior), penulis buku “Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People” ini mengelola situs Science of People. Selain itu, motivator dan trainer wanita yang beberapa kali tampil di acara TED Talks ini … Continue reading 5 Tips Rahasia agar Disukai Orang Lain

Formula E, Electric Car or Political Race?

Many of us may remember how Sebastian Vettel won the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia in 2017. Perhaps learning from Malaysia, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan thinks to held similar event in the capital city next June 2022 in the form of electric car racing Formula E. Although not as … Continue reading Formula E, Electric Car or Political Race?

Agenda Setting, Framing & Priming

Catatan kecil bagi Pembelajar Media dan Teori-teori Komunikasi Massa. Sejarah mencatat bahwa penelitian efek komunikasi menunjukkan adanya anggapan pengaruh media massa yang naik-turun. Awalnya, media massa dianggap punya pengaruh kepada khalayak (audience) secara sangat perkasa, lalu muncul pendapat bahwa efek media massa (selanjutnya ditulis ‘media’ saja) hanya terbatas, dan belakangan ini kembali muncul anggapan bahwa … Continue reading Agenda Setting, Framing & Priming

Memahami Publik

Catatan Soal PR dan Media Massa di Era Digital “Tulislah tema dan ‘lead’ artikel yang memancing pembaca, Mas,” saran seorang editor di sebuah portal berita pada saya beberapa tahun silam, “Yang keywords-nya menarik pembaca dan mesin pencari Google.” Yang dimaksudnya adalah fokus tulisan dan frasa hendaknya mengacu pada apa yang diinginkan pembaca. Tentu saja itu … Continue reading Memahami Publik