Dana Kemanusiaan Kompas
Nama & Peristiwa
Wandering in the Information Labyrinth
Like a flood, a surge of information has engulfed everyone from policy makers to civilians in general. In the midst of these circumstances, the ability to sort out information and use it prudently has become a challenge
The Pillar of the Press amid a Flood of Information
At the age of 56, Kompas, together with other press institutions, is determined to continue to develop its journalistic work so that it can be a firm pillar, a guide for public in dealing with the flood of information.
Accelerating the Public’s Digital Literacy
Devices such as computers have inevitably become a struggle between fathers, mothers and children. They are needed for everything, from virtual work meetings to online shopping and distance learning.
Digital Literacy to Counter Hoaxes
The dissemination of hoaxes/fake news and cyberbullying creates low civility in Indonesia’s cyberspace. Digital literacy needs to be promoted intensively.
Urgency of Protecting Women from Online Abuse
The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded a more than 40-fold increase in such cases since 2016. The greatest increase occurred in 2020 with 659 cases as of October.
Protection for App Users Deemed Urgent
People’s digital literacy must also be improved. In other words, in order to fight digital crime, everyone must be involved.
Digital Literacy will Enter the Classroom
Next year, systematic and structured digital literacy education is targeted to enter classrooms to educate young people to be more resistant to the exposure to information manipulation in the digital age.
Digital Literacy Plan Needed
A local youth has assembled an aircraft as a result of digital advancement. Also as a result of digital technology, a junior high school student committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of a building.
Implementation in Curriculum is Urgent
Systemic digital literacy education is the main precondition of democratic resilience and the realization of a society that is not easily consumed by political hoaxes.
Teach Children to Create Positive Content
As gadgets become an inseparable part of children’s daily lives, children must be taught how to use gadgets to create positive digital content. Digital literacy education must consist not only of when to use gadgets properly, but also what societal values and norms children can adhere to on social media.