K-pop: From Marketing Tactics to Collective Idolisation

The “Korean wave” (Hallyu) has taken the world by storm. Not only has it entered globalised consumer culture, it has become a strategic export commodity.  But what makes the Korean wave so globally accepted? And what has helped turn this restoration and reinvention of South Korean culture into such a staggering phenomenon? How does it disrupt the traditional marketing tactics?Continue reading K-pop: From Marketing Tactics to Collective Idolisation

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?