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Good journalism is good business practices; good business supports great journalism.”  – Lachlan Murdoch, co-chairman of 21st Century Fox.

Cara mengatasi fake news bukan dengan memperbanyak good news. Melainkan dengan menghadirkan good journalism. 

Tapi kenapa yang lebih dibutuhkan saat ini justru Lanjut Baca »

 

Facebook, Google, and Twitter (but especially Facebook) don’t make any more money by supporting journalism. The worst ‘fake news’ ever written is, that these companies somehow have a reason to care about good journalism. Facebook’s stock won’t skyrocket if its users share a hard-earned and important scoop over some meme.”— Sean Blanda, Co-founder of Technically Media.

Jurnalisme bermutu, tak bisa diandalkan bisa disediakan social media/media gratisan. Sebab jurnalisme yang serius butuh Lanjut Baca »

We decide to pull our advertising from YouTube, because Google was unable to provide specific reassurances, that our video ads or display content is classified [as acceptable] either quickly enough or with the correct filters.” – Havas, global agency whose clients include the Royal Mail, O2, BBC

Konten hoax dan fake news kembali makan korban. Setelah sebelumnya Facebook, Twitter dan Google , sempat terdampak, kini giliran YouTube yang dilanda dampak. Gara-gara menyebar konten tak patut, hampir 1.500 perusahaan raksasasa global, ramai-ramai menghentikan beriklan di jejaring sosial berbagi video terbesar sejagat tersebut.

Adalah laporan the Times of London, yang pertama kali menyoroti skandal “salah penempatan” iklan di YouTube: ternyata, ribuan iklan Lanjut Baca »

Pita Kaset Ruwet

While the continued return of vinyl rightfully draws a lot of attention, there’s another format that’s on the comeback trail: the cassette. Cassette album sales grew by 74 percent in 2016 with 129,000 copies sold (up from 74,000 in 2015) according to Nielsen Music.”  – Billboard.Com.

Di era ketika segalanya semakin serba digital, mungkin sulit membayangkan fakta ini: ternyata Kaset belum benar-benar mati terkubur zaman. Walau eksistensi kaset Lanjut Baca »

Kaset Pita Molor

 

The narrow-gap between vinyl sales and ad-supported streaming –which included services like Youtube, Vevo, and Spotify’s free version—is just one piece of the music industry’s increasingly complicated revenue puzzle. One that now consists of three near equal parts: physical sales, download, and streaming revenue.” – Report released by the RIAA, The Recording Industry Association of America.

Melanjutkan bahasan di posting sebelumnya, berikut adalah delapan alasan, kenapa pasar medium rekam fisik (Kaset, Piringan Hitam , dan compact disc), mengalami pertumbuhan Lanjut Baca »

Vault 7 WikiLeaks

The CIA’s malware arsenal, and dozens of ‘zero day’ weaponized, exploits against and allows it to hack into a wide range of US and European company products, including Apple’s iPhones, Google’ Android and Microsoft’s Window and even Samsung TVs, which are turned into covert microphones.” WikiLeaks’s official release.

Ini pesan penting bagi para Jenderal dan komandan pasukan. Sekadar kekuatan militer konvensional saja, tak lagi bisa menggaransi kemenangan perang yang gemilang. Ketika perang semakin berkecamuk, tak cuma sebatas di matra darat-laut dan udara, tapi juga marak hingga ke antariksa dan jejaring Internet, maka penentu kemenangan, adalah Lanjut Baca »

Cyber Terrorist

Governments should be safeguarding the digital privacy and security of their citizens. But these alleged actions by the CIA do just the opposite. Weaponising everyday products such as TVs and smartphones -and failing to disclose vulnerabilities to manufacturers- is dangerous and short-sighted.” — Craig Fagan, policy director for the World Wide Web Foundation

Apa motif dan tujuan CIA dan komunitas telik sandi Amerika, melancarkan mass surveillance dan population-centric operations? Bagian pertama dari artikel ini, sudah mengurainya.

Tapi, untuk lebih mudah memahami alasan, serta yang ingin dicapai di balik mass surveillance dan population-centric operations tersebut Lanjut Baca »