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...

In Journalism, Love Defeats Fear

The first thing he did after reaching the stage was putting a poster in front of his podium. It contains a picture of a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

WPFD 2017 concludes with Jakarta Declaration

Jakarta -- The World Press Freedom Day 2017 was closed with the unanimous adoption of Jakarta Declaration, which requires media to promote inclusive and peaceful societies. "This document...

Technology Competencies and Journalism Standard Should Be Balanced

JAKARTA — The chairperson of the Indonesian Television Journalists Association (IJTI), Yadi Hendriana, has urged the TV journalists to improve their technology competencies while...

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...

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...