Democracy Dies in ‘Buzzers’
Monday, 8 November 2021
During the Jokowi administration, ‘buzzers’ continue to play a role as manipulators of public opinion. Their actions are increasingly a threat to democracy.
‘BUZZERS’ or cyber influencers are becoming an increasingly serious threat to democracy, which is in decline in this nation. Making use of borderless cyberspace, these buzzers manipulate information and public opinion in the interests of those in power. Under the guise of freedom of expression, they upload libelous claims to strike back at critics of the government.
An investigation by the Institute for Research, Education and Inform...
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