UWRF19 Podcast | Weapons of Mass Distortion

Posted: 27 February 2020

Indonesia has 150 million internet users and 800,000 hoax-distributing websites, according to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. In a system swimming with fake news, what is the relationship between rising social media use and increasing religious conservatism? How is social media being manipulated for political gain? Join our panel as they unravel these weapons of mass distortion.

Featuring Erin Cook, Stanley Widianto, Famega Syavira Putri, Nirwan Dewanto, and Andreas Harsono.

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