Monthly Archives: March 2020

The elements of journalism


They are the elements of journalism: The first among them is that the purpose of journalism is to provide people with the information they need to be free and self-governing.

To full fill this task:

1. Journalism’s first obligation is to the truth.

2. Its first loyalty is to citizens.

3. Its esence is a discipline of verification.

4. Its practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover.

5. It must serve as a monitor of power.

6. It must provide a forum for public criticism and compromise.

7. It must strive to make the significant interesting and relevant.

8. It must present the news in a way that is comprehensive and proportional.

9. Its practioners have an obligation to exercise their personal conscience.

10. Citizens have rights and responsibilities when it comes to the news as well

– even  more so as they become producers and editors themselves.

Anonymous Internet remarks are a hotbed of hoax


Such intentional spoofing, camouflage, and fabrication are not just “willful offenders.”

Even when no one intends, the content may be transformed like a message game as information is transmitted from person to person.

Misunderstandings and mistakes occur.

Also here, the anonymous transmission reduces the “responsibility for accuracy” of “don’t disclose information that is unknown.”

“Anonymous Internet transmission” is like “driving a car without social punishment such as being caught by the police even if you cause an accident or violate the law”, and you must be careful to avoid accidents go down.

At least, I believe that information from anonymous senders on the Internet said, “This person is more likely to be distributing information without confirmation because he is in an environment where he is not held accountable for distributing incorrect information. “=” Accuracy liability is declining. “

Importance of public information

“Public information” refers to stories appearing in the media such as newspapers and television, official opinions and comments of governments and senior officials, press releases, papers issued by government researchers, and eventually telephone books, rosters, personal directories, etc. “information to be obtained at any time”.

  The first step of the interview begins with reading the public information and keeping it in mind. The accuracy of information analysis can be improved by meeting people, listening to stories, and adding information at the entrance of public information. The information becomes more factual.

Such an activity of analyzing a partner using “public information” as an information source is called “OSINT (Open Source Intelligence)”.

HUMINT (Human Source Intelligence) is an activity that uses humans as an information source to listen and analyze.

In addition, there is “SIGINT (Signals Intelligence)” such as eavesdropping on communications and eavesdropping on telephones and e-mails.

Good reporting = information analysis that is closer to the facts, where the research of public information is closely packed, and information from humans are blended into it.

In other words, OSINT and HUMINT must be organically combined to bring information closer to “facts”.

Don’t believe the information sent by the anonymous person.


“Do not trust anonymous information” is the principle.

I state that “information from anonymous people is not considered until they can be confirmed.”

Whether it’s the Internet or old media like newspapers, television, and books, you can throw away any information you don’t know who is the sender. This is because the credibility as a fact is low.

With the spread of the Internet, the number of anonymous senders is larger in the amount of information distributed. However, my criterion that “the information sent by anonymous senders is not recognized as a fact remains the same.”

“If you don’t know what you say, you’re less responsible for what you say.” And there is nothing disadvantageous or troublesome for professionals or individuals based on this criterion.

This is not to say, of course, that “stop sending anonymous information.”

It merely states the fact that “the person who receives the information sent by the anonymous person gives the lowest creditworthiness”. It’s perfectly acceptable to have that sent out anonymously. They are simply not trusted.

At least, I, a professional writer, do not trust anything.

The important thing when choosing an electronic drum


The important thing when choosing an electronic drum is to consider the music and genre you want to do, and not only select it with a sense of purpose, but also with a price.

Whether you use it for practice or public performance, the right electronic drum will change.

Once you have a musical instrument, it is a long time to get acquainted, so we recommend that you visit a musical instrument shop and sit down on a throne (chair) to try out.

The Advantages of electric drum


Electronic drums are musical instruments that generate and play electronic sounds. The vibration of the part to be hit is received by the sensor and the sound source is sounded by the electric signal. You can listen to the sound by connecting it to an amplifier, speaker, or headphone.

Famous electronic drum manufacturers include Roland (Japan), Yamaha (Japan), ALESIS (US), and MEDERI (Hong Kong).

Compared to regular drums, electronic drums can be adjusted in volume to output sound through an amplifier. Depending on the housing environment, it can be beaten at midnight. Recently, some electronic drums are equipped with a pad called “mesh head” which has excellent sound-absorbing properties.

Electronic drums are not consumables, so they can be used forever if they are not broken. There is no maintenance fee. The cost is almost always the initial investment.

Think about music theory


 By listening to the sound and reading the score while understanding the structure of each part in terms of music theory will help you in the future. Learning musical grammer is fundamental, but thinking about music theory in conjunction with practice such as solfege will increase the artistry of the person performing the music.

In modern times, there is a Formation Musicale, which contains all the culture that a musician needs to acquire. Examples include listening, reading music, rhythm, pitch practice, transposition practice, music analysis, music theory, music history, and more.