Proceedings of the Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2019)

Educating Communities Through Media Literacy in Preventing the Spread of Radicalism Content on the Internet

Authors
Gerald Theodorus L. Toruan, Nina Ruslinawaty
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Gerald Theodorus L. Toruan
Available Online 20 May 2020.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.035How to use a DOI?
Keywords
educating communities, media literacy, radicalism content on internet
Abstract
The threat that currently exists in Indonesia is one of them is the threat of radicalism. Radicalism is spreading rapidly nowadays through internet media, be it social media or social messaging. Indonesian society is easily exposed to radicalism because of the lack of public education. Media literacy is needed to prevent the spread of radicalism on the internet. Media literacy is needed as a stronghold of society so that it is not easily provoked and carried away with narratives displayed on the internet. This research uses descriptive qualitative method by collecting primary data through interviews, while for secondary data with literature. The expected results are policy recommendations to the leader related to media literacy education in preventing radicalism.
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