Cyber Media Guidelines

Cyber Media Guidelines

Freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and freedom of the press are human rights protected by Pancasila, the 1945 Constitution, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations. The existence of cyber media in Indonesia is also part of freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and freedom of the press.

Cyber ​​media has a special character that requires guidance so that its management can be carried out in a professional manner, fulfilling its functions, rights and obligations in accordance with Law Number 40 of 1999 concerning the Press and Journalistic Code of Ethics. For this reason, the Press Council, together with press organizations, cyber media managers, and the public, compile the Guidelines for Media News Coverage as follows:

1. Scope

Cyber ​​Media is any form of media that uses internet media and carries out journalistic activities, and meets the requirements of the Press Law and Press Company Standards established by the Press Council.

Cyber ​​Media is any form of media that uses internet media and carries out journalistic activities, and meets the requirements of the Press Law and Press Company Standards established by the Press Council.
User Generated Content is any content created and or published by cyber media users, including articles, images, comments, sounds, videos and various forms of uploads attached to cyber media, such as blogs, forums, reader comments or viewers, and other forms.

2. Verification and balance of news

In principle every news must be verified.
News that can be detrimental to others requires verification of the same news to meet the principles of accuracy and balance.
The provisions in item (a) above are excluded, provided that:
News really does have an urgent public interest;
The first news source is a source that is clearly identified, credible and competent;
News subjects that need to be confirmed are unknown and or cannot be interviewed;
The media gives the reader an explanation that the news still requires further verification that is sought in the shortest possible time. The explanation appears at the end of the same story, in parentheses and italics.
After loading the news in accordance with item (c), the media must continue the verification effort, and after verification is obtained, the verification results are included in the news update (update) with a link on the news that has not been verified.

3. User Generated Content

Cyber ​​media must include terms and conditions regarding User-Made Contents that are not in conflict with Law No. 40 of 1999 concerning the Press and Journalistic Code of Ethics, which is placed in a clear and clear manner.
Cyber ​​media requires each user to register for membership and first log-in to be able to publish all forms of User-Generated Content. Provisions regarding log-in will be regulated further.
During the registration, cyber media requires the user to give written consent that the User Generated Content published:
Does not contain lies, slander, sadistic and obscene content;
Does not contain content that contains prejudice and hatred related to ethnicity, religion, race and intergroup (SARA), and advocates acts of violence;
Does not contain discriminatory content based on differences in gender and language, and does not demean the dignity of the weak, poor, sick, mentally handicapped, or physically handicapped.
Cyber ​​media has absolute authority to edit or delete User-Made Content that conflicts with item (c).
Cyber ​​media is obliged to provide a mechanism for complaints of User-Made Content that is considered to violate the provisions in item (c). The mechanism must be provided in a place that is easily accessible to users.
Cyber ​​media must edit, delete, and take corrective actions for every User-Made Content that is reported and violates the provisions of item (c), as soon as possible proportionally no later than 2 x 24 hours after the complaint is received.Cyber ​​media that has fulfilled the provisions in items (a), (b), (c), and (f) is not burdened with responsibility for problems caused by loading contents that violate the provisions in item (c).
Cyber ​​media is responsible for User-Made Contents that are reported if they do not take corrective actions after the time limit referred to in item (f).

4. Correction, Correction, and Right of Reply

Corrections, corrections, and right of reply refer to the Press Law, Journalistic Code of Ethics, and the Right to Answer Guidelines established by the Press Council.
Errata, correction and or right of reply must be linked to news corrected, corrected or given right of reply.
Every news of errata, correction, and right of reply must include the time of errata correction, correction and / or right of reply.
If a certain cyber media news is disseminated by other cyber media, then:
Media responsibility