Dana Kemanusiaan Kompas
Nama & Peristiwa
Internet, Journalism and Hoaxes
The internet has given birth to many new mediums for people to interact. These mediums sometimes offer a hiding place, a refuge for fugitives, or even a command room to develop war strategies.
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
Defending Businesses from Disinformation Damage
In 2011, Julian Assange, the cofounder of WikiLeaks, from house arrest in the UK, expressed his views on the potential for this chaos to then-Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Google ideas director Jared Cohen.
In the past year, the attitude of Indonesian social media users was among the worst in the world, as indicated in an annual survey conducted by Microsoft that was published last week.
Alleged Coordination Behind Trending Anti-Vaccine Tweets
It is suspected that the Twitter hashtag #TolakDivaksinSinovac that has been trending recently was coordinated. The hashtag pursues an anti-vaccine narrative and contains misleading information.
An Exemplary in Digital Environment
Everything that happens virtually reflects the real world. Indonesia’s civility in the virtual world is still low, reflecting our problematic real world.
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.
An Opportunity to Revise the ITE Law
The transformation manifesto states that the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the transformation of information technology. The changes that have occurred in five years seem to have changed in five months.
Public Fed up with News on Covid-19
At the beginning of the pandemic, the mass media and social media appeared to be in competition to present information on Covid-19. After that, the public appears to be fed up with the massive volumes of das..
Overcome Political Hoaxes Can’t be Seasonal
An effective digital literacy movement requires a systemic and continuous approach to train the public to think critically and prevent them from the trap of information manipulation.