Media Influence Matrix

Technology and Journalism in Indonesia: The Rise of Internet Police

Misinformation has flooded the Indonesian internet in recent years. The government’s response will only shrink the space for online news content.

Tempted with ever cheaper deals, many Indonesians use more than one mobile card, resulting in 400 million cellular subscriptions, which makes Indonesia one of the largest mobile markets of the world.

In contrast, less than 4% of Indonesians use a landline today. A new report from the Center for Media, Data & Society (CMDS) analyses the impact of technology on journalism in this big Asian nation.

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