Capita Selekta Class arrival of a guest lecturer named Amina Suarawati (8/11). In class Amina discuss a subject about commodity on commercialization and media industry . The media plays a very crucial at this time. The press as the fourth pillar should run the function and provide information as objectively as possible.
Today, the public can see their bias by comparing media with each other in presenting the same news. Mass media often abused by a group of elite people for personal gain. This can happen because of the concentration of media ownership in Indonesia.
With the bias in media coverage, the public needs to filter the news through a variety of viewpoints. That way, the public can see and understand what is to be conveyed by the media. (S/A/L)