“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...

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...

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...

What does it mean to be a journalist in Palestine?

By Mosab Ibrahim Abu Saif and Nagham Kilani RAMALLAH— It was on October 31, 2015. A group of Palestinian journalists were covering the clashes between Palestinian...

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,...

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...

(Not So) Little “White” Lies: How People Distrust the Media and How to Fix...

This is a short illustration of how fake news spread and misinformation happen: John reads some studies and concludes that the climate change is real....

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...

What Journalists Say about Their Job

In World Press Freedom Day 2017, journalists from various countries has shared their favorite moments of their profession. Frederico Walter – Timor Leste “I’m happy of...

Safely covering foreign conflicts, Indonesian journalist got beaten in home country

Jakarta – Veteran war journalist Desi Fitriani shows disappointment when speaking about the attacks she experienced when covering rally in Jakarta recently. “I was sad...

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...