BANDUNG-News or information that is not necessarily true or commonly called Hoax, is currently still widely found in the media, especially social media.
Minister of the Cabinet Secretary, Pramono Anung said, explicitly Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla states that democracy in the world should not be silenced, but do not let the news of lies and slander is taken for granted by the public.
"Democracy in the world should not be silenced, but do not let the news of lies and slanders be taken for granted by the public, because the public is clearly entitled to get the real news," he said.
Therefore according to Pramono, the news is not necessarily the truth or hoax should be opposed by us all and do not quickly believe with the news or information we receive.
"Hoax must be opposed, there must be an educational process, media literacy is very important," said Pramono, in the FGD that took the theme of "Government Communication Management in the Digital Age" in the space of Granada 2 Hotel Holiday Inn Pasteur Bandung, Tuesday (22/08). (Parno)