Post-election riots in Jakarta prompted Indonesia to limit social media access. But this also hampers verified information from credible media reaching the public.
Here is what you need to know about Indonesia’s elections and what’s at stake.
Facebook has finally taken action on accounts spreading fake news on its platform.
With two weeks to go to the formal announcement deadline, people are still clueless about the running mates for incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and challenger Prabowo Subiantoro.
In pursuit of the coveted Jakarta governorship, Anies Baswedan approached hardline Islamic groups that opposed the Chinese-Indonesian Christian incumbent.
The election was a referendum on the future of Indonesia’s ethno-religious diversity and pluralism.
Would religious and ethnic narratives be effective at swaying voters?