Nov 28, 2021 Last Updated 2:48 AM, Nov 25, 2021

Social Media

Cyber mercenaries vs the KPK

Cyber troops spread disinformation to gain public support for the KPK Law revision

Organisation and funding of social media propaganda

Politicians and entrepreneurs spend big on hiring online mercenaries, or ‘buzzers’, to manipulate public opinion on social media in their favour

Why so serious?

Netizens’ responses to the banning of a popular slang word raise questions about the moral character of public communication

Pelakor dan Instagram

Bahasa yang kita gunakan di media sosial ternyata sangat bias jender dalam memosisikan kaum perempuan dan melepaskan tanggung jawab kaum lelaki dalam narasi perselingkuhan

Budaya populer queer

Ruang-ruang baru ekspresi queer melalui idola Korea dan komik bromance Jepang

#EroticArt: Agency, advocacy and women’s sexuality

Art and activism combine to drive the discourse about female sexuality on Instagram

Menonton malu dan penghukuman

Penyebaran foto hukuman Syariah merupakan strategi utama kontrol sosial di Aceh

Pelakor and Instagram

Language around extramarital affairs on social media punishes women and lets men off the hook

Are #DildoforIndonesia a pair of sexist pricks?

Satirical candidates that once seemed refreshing have slipped into tired obscenity

#StayAlive

Social media’s ability to help cut through stigma and misinformation on suicide is being underutilised

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Reinforcing gendered roles in lockdown abroad

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The isolation poems by Putu Oka Sukanta

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Reshaping masculine cultures of terrorism

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Former members of terror networks are focussing on masculinity’s role in encouraging violent extremism in Indonesia

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