Indonesian Press Council urged to identify ‘real media’

Jakarta -- Amid the confusion caused by information overload on social media, a journalist association tells Indonesian Press Council to identify the real media. Wina Armada,...

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...

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...

“Malaysia Boleh”: An Exclamation in Repressive Regime

Ilaiya Barathi Panneerselvam and Douglas Elliot   Jakarta—May 2, 2017 It is the battle cry of a nation that echoes across the land. Simply put, ‘Malaysia...

Can we afford to save the media but also losing the nation?

“Can we afford to save the Philippines media and keep journalists safe but also lose our nation and democracy? I don’t know the answer,”...

Is A Good Coverage Worth Your Life?

The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) urges media companies to provide adequate safety equipment and training for their journalists. What is at stake? Insany Syahbarwaty is...

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...

World Press Freedom Day

Indonesia is hosting the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2017 in Jakarta. Under the theme "Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media's Role Advancing Peaceful,...

Social Media, A Healthy Vehicle for Freedom of Expression

https://www.facebook.com/ade.armando.372/posts/10152907140402817 “Allah is not an Arabian. Surely Allah is happy when his verses are read in the style of Minang, Ambon, Chinese, Hip-hop, Blues…” Ade Armando’s...

WPFD 2017: The Must-See Sessions

Selamat datang! Welcome to the World Press Freedom Day 2017 celebration, where you could speak up your mind and catch up on what's going on with...

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...