Handling of Hoax Messages from the Legal Perspective: A Comparative Study between Indonesia and Singapore

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1323007

  • Muhammad Khalil Gunawan Communication Science
  • Adi Wijaya Master Programme of Communication, Hasanuddin University
  • Salma Salma Master Programme of Communication, Hasanuddin University
  • Abdul Hadid Idrus Master Programme of Communication, Hasanuddin University
Keywords: ASEAN Countries, Indonesia, Singapore Law, Hoax

Abstract

Abstract

Hoax has become a global problem unsettling and threatening the unity of nations, includes Southeast Asian countries incorporated in Asean such as Indonesia and Singapore. Hence each countries designs and issues regulation in order to penalize the ones who make or spread fake news or hoax. The sanctions given are vary between a country and another. This paper will elaborate about the way of law in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore view, handle, and penalize the hoax perpetrators.

 

Published
2018-07-29

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