This webinar will also focus on the role of the mainstream media during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia, including the role of social media, hoaxes, and information flows.
The speakers will address:
- The role of civil society in Indonesia, such as Muhammadiyah and Nahdatul Ulama, which are supporting the idea of democracy in Indonesia
- The keys factors for supporting democratic order in Indonesia
- The practice of pass media reporting and citizen reactions on social media during the pandemic in Indonesia
- The “Infodemic” during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been an overwhelming force of both accurate information and hoaxes on social media and even on mainstream media in Indonesia
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- Dr. Ahmad Sahide, S.IP., M.A. | Lecturer at Master of International Relations, University Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. The speech: "Civil Society and Democracy in Indonesia after the New order of Soeharto Era.
- Ms.Widiya Yutanti | Lecturer in the Department of Communication Science, University of Muhammadiyah Malang. The speech: "Media and Pandemic in Indonesia".
- Nikos Panagiotou, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Media Communication, Aristotle University, Digital Communication Network Global, Greece.
- Mustafa Selçuk, Ph.D. candidate at Aristotle University, Visiting Research Fellow at Hebrew University.
This event is co-organized by Digital Communication Network SouthEast Europe Hub (DCN SEE) and World Learning and is part of DCNSEE’s Ideas in Action – Digital Engagement, a series of virtual events launched in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. DCNSEE is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Citizen Exchanges.
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