History of Press Freedom in Indonesia: The Series; Pt. III

This is a 3-Part series of brief Indonesian press freedom history. How Indonesian press started, how they fight for their right of free expression...

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.

History of Press Freedom in Indonesia: The Series; Pt. I

This is a 3-Part series of brief Indonesian press freedom history. How Indonesian press started, how they fight for their right of free expression despite the government pressure and restriction, how they learn to maintain their independence. The struggle. The downfall. The victory.

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...