A-list Hollywood celebrity to attend the closing ceremony of WPFD in Indonesia


Jakarta — Did you believe the headline? We sincerely hope you did not, because the headline is hoax.

Many hoaxes have taken social media by storm. Netizens, who easily fall to false news, tend to believe viral posts on social media without further attempt to verify them. Even educated people, including university students, often fall for fake news.

Here’s the opinion of Indonesian students on hoax and what journalism lecturers say about the best way to combating hoax:


Putri Aulia Faradina (Reporter)
Shintia Savitri (Videographer)
Albizia Akbar (Editor)

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