Bagaimana cara menangani berita hoax?

Masih segar di dalam ingatan bagaimana kabar “orang gila merupakan penculik anak” tersebar di masyarakat. Banyak orang yang benar-benar mengalami gangguan mental menjadi korban main hakim sendiri dari masyarakat yang percaya kebenaran berita tersebut. Masalahnya beberapa dari mereka bahkan meninggal dunia akibat dipukuli dan ditendang oleh warga sekitar.Continue reading Bagaimana cara menangani berita hoax?

Happy 17 August! Is Indonesia’s Mental Revolution under control?

Tomorrow Indonesia celebrates 71 years of independence, during which time its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms. Every year, as the nation prepares to celebrate its birth, many question the health of its political, social and community life. There are those who lament the changing social and cultural norms that appear to undermine traditional community values, citing everything from Pokemon Go obsession to the rise in teenage pregnancies as proof of a deterioration in the national spirit. To address this, the government has responded with a ‘Mental Revolution’ campaign, urging change not just in attitude or behavior, but in the values that underpin society. But can it work?Continue reading Happy 17 August! Is Indonesia’s Mental Revolution under control?