Fact Checking Site Launches in Indonesia

A collaborative effort of 22 national and regional news media organizations and a number of associations in Indonesia have launched a website to debunk false news and hoaxes ahead of the 2019 elections. Cekfakta, which translates to “fact check” in English, is a joint project which was initiated by GIJN member Alliance of Independent Journalists along with the Indonesian Cyber Media Association, the Indonesian Anti-Slander Society, Internews and the Google News Initiative.

Source: The Jakarta Post

Posted on: June 21, 2018