Media Monitoring

We provide media monitoring services from selected Indonesian mainstream media, both print and online, as well as social media. Every day, our media monitoring team summarizes headlines and picks highlights of the day that help our clients meet their daily need for information.

Democrats pave way for 2019 election

In a two-day Democrat Party (DP) national meeting in Sentul, Bogor, last weekend, the DP showed a different tone from last week’s media coverage regarding their position in the upcoming presidential election....

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Political dynamics enliven upcoming presidential election

Following the announcement of a new axis formed by Democratic Party secretary-general Hinca Panjaitan on Thursday, Gerindra has begun efforts to reel in the Democratic Party, the PKB and PAN by offering spots in a coalition...

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New axis and Jokowi’s search for vice president

The Democratic Party, a former ruling party that is reportedly still undecided in choosing between supporting the incumbent or joining the opposition led by the Gerindra Party and Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), is currently lobbying the National Mandate Party (PAN) and the National Awakening Party (PKB) for the possibility of offering the nation an alternative presidential candidate....

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Combating hate speech, fake news and hoax in the year of politics

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has asked the National Police to boost its efforts in combating online hate speech, hoaxes and fake news, despite recent the arrests of members of several hate propagating groups such as Saracen and the Muslim Cyber Army. The President also ordered all law enforcers to take firm measures against online propagators that may incite violence and conflict....

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Global trend to tax tech giants and Indonesian OTT regulation

The European Union’s decision to reform taxation rules on companies such as Google, Amazon and Facebook will likely influence other countries to adjust their regulations on these tech giants, including Indonesia. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati responded positively to the EU’s decision to tighten its regulation on tech giants....

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Synergy is needed, or Indonesia will be flooded by drugs

Indonesia’s archipelagic geography has made the country an easy target for drug trafficking. With more than 850 kilometer long borders exist between West Kalimantan and Malaysia, as well as vast water territory have caused patrolling and monitoring ineffective. One solution proposed by the newly appointed chief of BNN is reducing demands through rehabilitation and drug education. Some other suggests a more cooperation and synergy between law enforcers and government institutions as a way to curb drugs' traffic into the country....

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