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Fixing the Fake News and Hoaxes

Fake news, it’s a well-known refrain around the world. From the US president’s blaming unfavourable coverage as fake news to Germany establishing media monitors...

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Hoax Or Higher Power? Sulawesi’s ‘Miracle’ Baby

The small town of Karuen in Enrekang district, South Sulawesi, has been divided this week over the apparent miracle virgin birth of a child to a 19-year-old teenager....

The Rise and Danger of Fake News

Fake news, a symptom of lazy journalism and deliberate mischief-making, is everywhere. Consequences can be fatal. Many moons ago, “fake news” used to be the domain...

Hoax Tourism Expo Scams Exhibitors

There’s a whole industry devoted to making money by exploiting corporate vanity through promotional activities, listings and awards. The ASEAN Travel Mart 2017 was...

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Facebook Reps to Discuss Fake News in Indonesia Visit

Representatives of the social network giant Facebook are scheduled to meet Indonesia’s Minister of the Communications and Information Ministry, Rudiantara, to discuss...

Government Blocks Unreliable News Portals, Sets Up Cyber Agency

Samuel A. Pangerapan, director general for the Ministry of Applications and Information, told reporters that news portals with non-credible sources and information,...

Education Guide 2017

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