Pemikiran Syamsulwatir Dalam Perkembangan Pers Kota Jambi Tahun 1950-1990
Keywords:Thought, Syamsulwatir, Pers
This study was motivated by the presence of Syamsulwatir as a press figure from West Sumatra when the scarcity of newspapers in Jambi city began in the New Order era when compared to the previous era. The focus of this research is to examine the life history of Syamsulwatir, Syamsulwatir's thoughts and the impact of Syamsulwatir's thoughts on the history of the press in the city of Jambi. The purpose of writing this study is the development process of Syamsulwatir's thought, to obtain an overview of the ideas behind each of Syamsulwatir's thought activities. This research method uses the critical historical method which is carried out through the heuristic stage, source criticism, analysis and interpretation, and historiography. From the findings, Syamsulwatir as a press figure was greatly influenced by the socio-cultural and educational conditions he experienced. The style of struggle for thought and Syamsulwatir's very prominent role was the establishment of the weekly newspaper Independent. This style of struggle is greatly influenced by the conditions in which he lives, namely the city of Jambi. One of the most significant things from Syamsulwatir for the Jambi area is the concept of thinking in the development of the press. Syamsulwatir's presence revived the press in the city of Jambi.