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...

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Diversity and inclusivity in media

While the push towards greater gender equality is becoming increasingly prevalent around the world, much is yet to be done to reach the perfect...

Ghananian undercover journalist opens up his experience in Jakarta

Jakarta -- Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas took all the risks of being journalists, including spending sometime in jail for his story. Anas...

To narrow the gender gap, break the idea of masculinity

"It is important to empower women, but this does not happen without men," Nur Hasyim, the Founder and head of Aliansi Laki Laki Baru,...

Educated minds to fight back fake news

The so called fake or false news has been a frequently discussed topic recently. The phenomenon should be perceived as a threat to society. Last...

Challanges on Press Freedom in SE Asia

Whilst Southeast Asian countries are not the worst countries for journalists, according to RSF 2017 World Press Freedom Index they are among countries with...

Eyes Set on the Global South to Strengthen Artistic Freedom

Whether in Yogyakarta or Singapore City, Asian contemporary art is taking a center stage in the international area for its exceptional critique of the...

Four essential values to be prioritized for artistic freedom

Critical and creative, art is a realm that never fails to insinuate discussions in the society. To stir a critical discussion that leads to...

Gender disparities in journalism

Regardless the calls for media to promote gender equality, one can still find inequal treatment between male and female journalists in the media. According to...

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...