ICIM commissions presents conclusions

JAKARTA, May 26 (MNA) – The International Conference on Islamic Media three commissions have presented the media with final conclusions which focus on media mobilization in Islamic world.

Commission A with the theme of ‘Approach for Success of Islamic World in a Propaganda Battle Launched by the Enemies’ provided its conclusions on Thursday as the following:   

  • To develop local media
  • To Open up to Society and to avoid isolation
  • Not to rely on traditional media sources
  • To Write to editors to request the right of reply when something hateful is written about Islam
  • To work in jama’a and to use new media techniques such as YouTube, Twitter, etc.
  • To  Use services and publish the result
  • To be Proactive and present Islam in its correct manner without reacting to negative representation of Islam
  • To address the general public and not only the elites
  • To have a good understanding of the environment and culture in which we live
  • To develop strong public relation such as publishing articles, journals in the mosque and Islamic institution
  • To coordinate actions of Islamic Media Institution
  • To develop a style guide for media institution to unify terminology and methodology
  • To Offer media training and human development

Commission B, entitled ‘Canvassing Real Support for Palestine and Liberation of Holy Quds by Islamic Media and,’ provided its conclusions under two topics and a series of sub-topics as the following:

Forming Islamic Media association with one vision and mission to handle the Muslim matters:

  1. Content media
  2. Membentuk data center, website, and Alternative Google
  3. World Journalist Team
  4. Annual Meeting

Educating Public:

  1. Promoting citizen journalism
  2. Sending students to study in Palestine that could become the citizen journalists
  3. Promoting Al-Quds and other sites as the tourism objects

Commission C under the theme of ‘Preparing the cooperation platform of the Islamic media that accommodates the real support for Palestine and Al Quds Assharief and Muslim interest around world,’ also formulated its conclusions as the following:

  • Assigning a steering committee to prepare the establishment of a body or organization to accommodate the needs for cooperation among Islamic media.
  • The membership of the body or organization prepared is in institutional basis not individuals.
  • All Media belonging to Muslim NGOs are invited to become members.
  • The common goal of the body or organization prepared is to improve the performance of Islamic media in defending the interest of Islam and Moslem, especially Palestine and Al Quds.

Some ideas for the program of the body or organization prepared:

  • Exchanging news and information (free of charge).
  • Improving the performance of Islamic Media by sharing experience.
  • Developing Human Resource of Islamic Media through Training
  • Providing knowledge about Palestine and Al Quds for media workers and leaders to increase the awareness upon the issue of Palestine and Al Quds.
  • Encouraging digital media activist to take significant role in defending the interest of Islam and Moslem, especially Palestine and Al Quds.


Report: Mohammad Mazhari

News Code 116867


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