Good Practices in Media and Information Literacy

By Meghan Levana and Putri Aulia Faradina Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is an effective way to prevent hate speech and misinformation. MIL can empower...

Fact-Checking in the time of Fake News

Fact-checking is getting increasingly important in today's media environment. Here are some simple tips and tricks to help you to discern between facts and...

Allan Nairn Slams Indonesian Press Freedom

Jakarta —  The US investigative journalist Allan Nairn stated that the overall state of press freedom in Indonesia is poor. The 2017 World Press Freedom Index...

When hoaxes undermine journalism

“Our work…is undermined by the hoaxes... Who’s going to believe us in the midst of all these hoaxes?” “Who’s going to believe us in the...

We are… : An Editorial Note

The late and great Jim Morrison once said, “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind”. And that’s not what it seems, but that’s what’s...

3 Simple Ways to Fight Hate Speech and Misinformation

By Putri Aulia Faradina and Meghan Levana Don't have any idea how to tackle hate speech and misinformation on the internet? Well, check the following...

Student Media: What You Need to Know

What are Student Media? In short, student media are similar to commercial media (like Rappler, BBC), but they are run by students.  What Do Student Journalists...

Free Dawit Isaak! It’s Been 15 Years Already

Dawit Isaak has been arrested since 2001. In 1997, with a group of journalists, Isaak found Setit, the first independent newspaper in Eritrea’s history. During 2001 a group of politicians and ministers, who later named “G-15”, began criticizing the first President of Eritrea Isaias Afewerki of his way in running the country. The G-15 demanded elections to be held as promised and for the propose of constitution to be implemented.
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Photo Gallery Depicts Violence Towards Journalists

Ten photos is being displayed on the hallway of Jakarta Convention Center, celebrating the World Press Freedom Day 2017 from 1-4 May. These photos...

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,...

Hoax: A Rising Concern in Indonesia

Hoaxes are a cause of concern in Indonesia. Agus Sudibyo, Chairman of the Indonesian Network of Anti-Hoax Reporters (JAWARAH) delivered the aforementioned statement during an...

Independence of the Media Challenged as Efforts for Countering Extremism Rise

With extremism in its many manifestations, a free and independent media can be a beacon of hope in sea of chaotic, violent debates. They...

Good Practices in Media and Information Literacy

By Meghan Levana and Putri Aulia Faradina Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is an effective way to prevent hate speech and misinformation. MIL can empower...