Journalists’ Preferences in Covering Health Crisis in Indonesia

Achmad, Herman and Stepanus, Bo’do and Erdiyansyah, Erdiyansyah and Suharnanik, Suharnanik Journalists’ Preferences in Covering Health Crisis in Indonesia. Journalists’ Preferences in Covering Health Crisis in Indonesia.

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Abstract

Abstract Information technology changes mass media change with the emergence of online-based media. Technology makes the progress of information about health crisis issues spread more quickly to the public. Online media activity is determined by journalists in reporting, writing, and criticizing news. This study aims to identify and analyze journalists’ preference in reporting the health crisis in Indonesia. It used a qualitative method and the data were collected through semi-structured interviews. The respondent was journalists in Indonesia who report the health crisis. It involved journalists as respondents. The results showed that the journalists’ preference based on their function was on encouragement in collecting accurate data, positive news, and educating with opinion news, straight news, features news, and investigative reports. It raises weaknesses, particularly for opinion news and features news. Besides, journalists do not always go into the field in covering health crises. It means that journalists only encourage accurate, positive, and educative reporting, but not all journalists do the same.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Artikel > Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Communication Science
Tadulako Subject Areas > S1 - Undergraduate Thesis > Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Communication Science
Depositing User: Mr Achmad Herman
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2022 02:22
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2022 02:22
URI: http://repository.untad.ac.id/id/eprint/6370

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