Hoax: An Information Society Challenge

Yolan Priatna

= http://dx.doi.org/10.20473/rlj.V4-I2.2018.92-98
Abstract views = 1914 times | downloads = 3679 times


Background of the study: Maturity, wisdom, and accuracy of the community in the use of information in an age like now is very important to do. Especially for a variety of information that has the potential to cause conflict in the community as well as information allegedly containing lies or better known as hoaxes. Purpose: This study aims to put forward conceptual ideas about how to deal with information problems that are now experienced by the community. Method: The method used in writing articles is literature study by conducting a review of relevant literature. Findings: Literature review results found that education by families, optimization of existing institutions in the community, and also the provision of information channels / media is a good and effective way to establish a culture of literacy that is good for the community. So that the hoax news chain / hoax becomes increasingly depressed and disconnected by itself because literacy culture has formed from the smallest layer of a society. Conclusion: The emergence of hoaxes is one of the serious problems in today's digital society. Therefore, literacy or literacy culture is an important capital for humans in navigating the current sea of information


Information society, hoaxes, literacy culture

Full Text:



Eadie, F. W. (2009). 21st Century Communication A Reference Handbook, Volume 2. Thousand Oaks. California: SAGE Publications, Inc.

El Hafiz, S. (2017). Internet, Membangun Kesadaran akan Ruang Publik Baru. Prosiding Konferensi Nasional Peneliti Muda Psikologi Indonesia, 2(1), 5–7.

Juliswara, V. (2017). Mengembangkan Model Literasi Media yang Berkebhinnekaan dalam Menganalisis Informasi Berita Palsu (Hoax) di Media Sosial. Jurnal Pemikiran Sosiologi, 4(2), 142-164.

Kalarensi Naibaho. (2007). Menciptakan Generasi Literat Melalui Perpustakaan. Perpustakaan Nasional RI.

Lucas, H. (2000). Information Technology for Management (7th ed.). Georgia: McGraw-Hill.

Pakpahan, R. (2017). Analisis Fenomena Hoax Diberbagai Media Sosial Dan Cara Menanggulangi Hoax. Konferensi Nasional Ilmu Sosial & Teknologi, 1(1). Diambil dari http://seminar.bsi.ac.id/knit/index.php/knist/article/view/474

Pilliang, Y. A. (2012). Masyarakat Informasi dan Digital: Teknologi Informasi dan Perubahan Sosial. Jurnal Sosioteknologi, 11(27), 143–155.

Priatna, Y., & Setiawan, V. (2016). LITERASI INFORMASI MASYARAKAT TERHADAP MEDIA. Prosiding Semiloka Kepustakawanan Indonesia, 115–122.

Sos, F. S., Muyasaroh, S., Sos, S., & Kom, M. I. (2015). Peran Kelompok Informasi Masyarakat (KIM) Sebagai Sumber Informasi Potensi Lokal Dan Kearifan Budaya Kabupaten Pasuruan. HERITAGE, 3(1), 1–12.

Sugiyono. (2013). Metodelogi Penelitian Kuantitatif, Kualitatif Dan R&D. Bandung: ALFABETA.

Sunuantari, M. (2015). Membangun Masyarakat Informasi Berbasis Kelompok. Jurnal Wacana, 14(4), 297 – 400.

Syamsul, A., & Romli. (2009). Jurnalistik Praktis Untuk Pemula. Bandung: Remaja Rosdakarya.

Watie, E. D. S. (2012). Media Sosial yang Dibenci yang Ditakuti. Jurnal The Messenger, 4(2), 14–18.

Williams & Sawyer. (2003). Using Information Technology: A Practical Introduction to Computers and Communications. London: Career Education.

Wuryantai, A. E. W. (2013). Digitalisasi Masyarakat: Menilik Kekuatan dan Kelemahan Dinamika Era Informasi Digital dan Masyarakat Informasi. Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi, 1(2). Diambil dari http://ojs.uajy.ac.id/index.php/jik/article/view/163


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2019 Yolan Priatna

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.




View My Stats


Creative Commons License
RLJ by Unair is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.