Debat Publik tentang Peran Media dalam Masyarakat : Konteks Indonesia

Diskusi Forum Rabu CRCS dan ICRS akan membahas tentang Debat Publik tentang Peran Media dalam Masyarakat : Konteks Indonesia. Pembicara yang akan tampil adalah Prof. David Mould, dosen di Universitas Ohio. Diskusi akan dilaksanakan pada;

Hari/Tanggal : Rabu, 17 Desember 2008
Jam :12;30 ?2;30 WIB
Tempat : Ruang 306, Sekolah Pasca Sarjana UGM. Jln. Teknika Utara Pogung Ykt

Di bawah ini merupakan abstrak dan biografi singkat pembicara

Abstract:

Television journalism in Indonesia has experienced rapid expansion and change in the decade since the fall of the New Order regime. New national commercial networks and hundreds of local stations have been opened, providing audiences with a broad range of news and information programs and opening the airwaves to voices that would not have been heard during the Soeharto era. However, this growth has provoked an energetic public debate about the role of media in society. Do journalists, freed from direct government control, have a responsibility to promote national unity in reporting on separatist conflicts or to support mainstream religious principles? Have business owners and commercial advertisers replaced government censors as information gatekeepers? This presentation, based on interviews with television journalists and editors, suggests that Indonesia is experiencing many of the same challenges that other countries face as they emerge from a period of authoritarian control.

About the speaker:

Prof. David Mould earned his Ph.D., Individual Interdisciplinary Program (American history, literature and cultural geography) from Ohio University , 1989. He is currently Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Scripps College of Communication, and Professor of Media Arts and Studies (mass communication and electronic media). International media training and consulting experience with USAID, USIS, UNESCO, IREX, Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), and Open Society Institute, in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Russia, and other countries. For his detailed CV, please contact the organizer.

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Contact person:

Maufur ipung (ICRS): maufur_nd@yahoo. com Mustaghfiroh Rahayu (CRCS): mth.rahayu@gmail. com

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