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Kunto Adi Wibowo

Associate professor, Universitas Padjadjaran

Kunto Adi Wibowo’s (Ph.D. Wayne State University, USA) research focuses on misinformation/fake news on social media and social media’s algorithm effects on political attitudes and behaviors and democratization. Kunto is the head of the Center of Communication, Media, and Cultural Study at Universitas Padjadjaran. In 2018-2019 Kunto received a research grant from WhatsApp/Facebook to investigate misinformation in the 2019 Indonesia election.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Communication Science, Universitas Padjadjaran

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Penanggulangan Hoaks di Jawa Barat
    Ketua Peneliti
    Funding Source:
    Hibah Internal UNPAD
  • 2018
    Use and Misuse WhatsApp Among Indonesian Campaigners and Users
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source: