Social Media in Indonesia — resources

Social media

  • Lim, M. 2022. Alternative Imaginations: Confronting and Challenging the Persistent Centrism in Social Media-Society Research. Journal of Asian Social Science Research, 4(1), 1-22.https://doi.org/10.15575/jassr.v4i1.59
  • Sastramidjaja, Y., 2022. Cyber Troops, Online Manipulation of Public Opinion and Co-optation of Indonesia’s Cybersphere. ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Lim, M. 2021. Rhythm & Algorithm of Us (English); Ritme & Algoritme Kebudayaan (Bahasa Indonesia), Pidato Kebudayaan (The Speech on Culture) DKJ, Dewan Kesenian Jakarta (Jakarta Arts Council), Ottawa-Jakarta, 10 November. PDF: https://dkj.or.id/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ritme-dan-algoritme-kebudayaan.pdf (text in English and Indonesian). Video: https://youtu.be/mh9nydACB1U (Indonesian with English subtitle).
  • Sastramidjaja, Y.L. and Rasidi, P.P., 2021. The hashtag battle over Indonesia’s omnibus law: From digital resistance to cyber-control. ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Tapsell, R., 2021. How Jokowi won the internet: Influencers, buzzers and reducing opposition voices online. Influence for hire: The Asia‐Pacific’s online shadow economy, pp.33-42.
  • Sastramidjaja, Y. and Rosli, A.A., 2021. Tracking the swelling COVID-19 vaccine chatter on TikTok in Indonesia. [PDF]
  • Jurriëns, E., 2020. Indonesian Artivism: Layers of Performativity and Connectivity. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art20(2), pp.231-252.
  • Slama, M. 2020. Imagining Indonesian Islam as a Center: New Mediations and Old Concepts of Power. Archiv Orientální, 273-300.
  • Kailani, N. and Slama, M., 2020. Accelerating Islamic charities in Indonesia: zakat, sedekah and the immediacy of social media. South East Asia Research28(1), pp.70-86.
  • Sastramidjaja, Y.L., 2020. Indonesia: Digital Communications Energising New Political Generation’s Campaign for Democracy. ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Hui, J.Y., 2020. Social Media and the 2019 Indonesian Elections. Southeast Asian Affairs, pp.155-172.
  • Jurriëns, E., 2019. The Countryside in Indonesian Contemporary Art and Media: From Distant Horizons to Traversing Drones. Bijdragen tot de taal-, land-en volkenkunde/Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia175(4), pp.446-473.
  • Jurriens, E., 2019. Art, image and environment: revisualizing Bali in the Plastiliticum. Continuum33(1), pp.119-136.
  • Jurriëns, E., 2019. Intertwined ecologies: Environmental aesthetics in Indonesian contemporary art. Third Text33(1), pp.59-77.
  • Hui, J.Y., 2020. Social Media and the 2019 Indonesian Elections. Southeast Asian Affairs, pp.155-172.Lim, M. 2018. Dis/Connecting: The co–evolution of socio–cultural and material infrastructures of the internet in Indonesia. Indonesia, 105(April): 155-172. [PDF]
  • Lindquist, J., 2018. Illicit economies of the internet: Click farming in Indonesia and beyond. Made in China Journal3(4), pp.88-91.
  • Nisa, E.F., 2018. Social media and the birth of an Islamic social movement: ODOJ (One Day One Juz) in contemporary Indonesia. Indonesia and the Malay world46(134), pp.24-43.
  • Slama, M., 2018. Practising Islam through social media in Indonesia. Indonesia and the Malay World46(134), pp.1-4.
  • Husein, F. and Slama, M., 2018. Online piety and its discontent: revisiting Islamic anxieties on Indonesian social media. Indonesia and the Malay World46(134), pp.80-93.
  • Lim, M. 2017. Freedom to Hate: Social Media, Algorithmic Enclaves, and the Rise of Tribal Nationalism in Indonesia. Critical Asian Studies. 49(3): 411-427. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14672715.2017.1341188 [PDF]
  • Slama, M., 2017. A subtle economy of time: Social media and the transformation of Indonesia’s Islamic preacher economy. Economic Anthropology4(1), pp.94-106.
  • Jurriëns, E., 2017. Visual media in Indonesia: Video vanguard (Vol. 85). Taylor & Francis.
  • Jurriëns, Edwin, and Ross Tapsell, eds. Digital Indonesia: connectivity and divergence. ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017.
  • Tapsell, R., 2017. Media power in Indonesia: Oligarchs, citizens and the digital revolution. Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Jurriëns, E., 2016. Intimate video? Creative bodies in the age of the selfie. Continuum30(1), pp.1-19.
  • Johansson, A.C., 2016. Social media and politics in Indonesia. Stockholm School of Economics Asia Working Paper42(2).
  • Tapsell, R., 2015. Indonesia’s media oligarchy and the “Jokowi phenomenon”. Indonesia, (99), pp.29-50.
  • Tapsell, Ross. “Platform convergence in Indonesia: Challenges and opportunities for media freedom.” Convergence 21, no. 2 (2015): 182-197.
  • Molaei, H., 2015. Discursive opportunity structure and the contribution of social media to the success of social movements in Indonesia. Information, Communication & Society18(1), pp.94-108.
  • Gazali, E., 2014. Learning by clicking: An experiment with social media democracy in Indonesia. International Communication Gazette76(4-5), pp.425-439.
  • Lim, M. 2013. Many Clicks but Little Sticks: Social Media Activism in Indonesia, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 43(4): 636–657. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2013.769386. [PDFTranslated into Indonesian and republished as: Lim, M. (2015) Klik yang Tak Memantik: Aktivisme Media Sosial di Indonesia, Jurnal Komunikasi Indonesia, 3(1). [PDFReprinted in: Shah, N. et al. (2015) Digital Activism in Asia Reader, Leuphana University of Luneburg, Germany: Meson Press, 127–154.
  • Lim, M. 2013. The Internet and Everyday Life in Indonesia: New Moral Panics? Bijdragen tot de Taal–, Land– en Volkenkunde (BKI) / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania, 169(1): 133–147.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/22134379–12340008. [PDF]
  • Lim, M. 2012. Life is Local in the Imagined Global Community: Islam and Politics in the Indonesian Blogosphere, Journal of Media and Religion, 11(3): 127–140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15348423.2012.706144 [PDF]

The Internet, pre-social media

  • Jurriëns, E., 2013. BETWEEN UTOPIA AND REAL WORLD: Indonesia’s avant-garde new media art. Indonesia and the Malay World41(119), pp.48-75.
  • Lim, M.  2011. Islamism in Indonesia and Its Middle Eastern Connections, The Middle East Review of International Affairs, 15(02, June.  http://www.rubincenter.org/category/2011-06-14-02/
  • Lim, M. 2006. Cyber–Urban Activism and Political Change in Indonesia, Eastbound, 1(1): 1–19. [PDF]
  • Lim, M. 2005. Radicalism and Anti Americanism in Indonesia: The Role of the Internet, Washington DC/Honolulu: East West Center (Policy Studies Series). [PDF]
  • Lim, M.  2008. Bundling Meta–Narratives on the Internet: Conflict in Maluku in S. Tekwani (ed.), Media and Conflict Reporting in Asia, Singapore: Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), 170–198. [PDF]
  • Lim, M.  2008. Lost in Transition:  The Internet and Reformasi in Indonesia, in J. Dean, J. Anderson, and G. Lovink. (eds.), Reformatting Politics: Information Technology and Global Civil Society, New York NY: Routledge, 85–106. [PDF]
  • Barendregt, B., 2008. Sex, cannibals, and the language of cool: Indonesian tales of the phone and modernity. The Information Society24(3), pp.160-170.
  • Barendregt, B., 2006, November. Between m-governance and mobile anarchies: Pornoaksi and the fear of new media in present day Indonesia. In Paper, e-Seminar (Vol. 14).
  • Lim, M. 2004. The Polarization of Identity through the Internet and the Struggle for Democracy in Indonesia, Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication, 14(3–4), 18p. http://www.cios.org/EJCPUBLIC/014/3/01437.html
  • Lim, M.  2004. Informational Terrains of Identity and Political Power: The Internet in Indonesia, Indonesian Journal of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 27(73): 1-11. [PDFTranslated to Indonesian and republished as: Lim, M. (2014), Internet dan Kekuasaan Politik di Indonesia, in AE Priyono & Usman Hamid (eds.) Merancang Arah Baru Demokrasi: Indonesia Pasca Reformasi, Jakarta: Kompas Gramedia, 703–720.
  • Lim, M. 2003. From War–net to Net–War: The Internet and Resistance Identities in Indonesia, International Information & Library Review, 35(2–4): 233–248.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1057–2317(03)00019–5 [PDF]
  • Lim, M.  2003. The Internet, Social Network and Reform in Indonesia, in N. Couldry and J. Curran (eds.), Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in A Networked World, Lanham MA: Rowan & Littlefield, 273–288. [PDF]
  • Lim, M.  2003. From Real to Virtual (and back again): Civil Society, Public Sphere, and Internet in Indonesia in K.C. Ho, R. Kluver, & C.C. Yang. (eds.), Asia.Com: Asia Encounters The Internet, London: Routledge, 113–128. [PDF]
  • Lim, M.  2002. From Walking City to Telematic Metropolis: Changing Urban Form in Bandung Indonesia, in T. Bunnell, L.B.W. Drummond & K.C. Ho (eds.), Critical Reflections on Cities in Southeast Asia, Singapore: Brill Academic Publisher & Times Academic Press, 75–100. [PDF]
  • Lim, M. 2002. CyberCivic Space in Indonesia: From Panopticon to Pandemonium? International Development Planning Review, 24(4): 383–400. http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/idpr.24.4.3 [PDF]
  • Barendregt, B. and Van Zanten, W., 2002. Popular music in Indonesia since 1998, in particular fusion, indie and Islamic music on video compact discs and the internet. Yearbook for traditional music34, pp.67-114.

Beyond but including Indonesia (e.g. comparison, Southeast Asia) + some conceptual/theoretical essays

  • Lim, M. 2023. From activist media to algorithmic politics: The Internet, Social Media & Civil Society in Southeast Asia, in E. Hansson & M. Weiss (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Civil and Uncivil Society in Southeast Asia (pp. 25-44). New York & London: Routledge. [PDF].
  • Ong, J.C. and Tapsell, R., 2022. Demystifying disinformation shadow economies: fake news work models in Indonesia and the Philippines. Asian Journal of Communication32(3), pp.251-267.
  • Slama, M. and Hoesterey, J.B., 2021. Ambivalence, Discontent, and Divides in Southeast Asia’s Islamic Digital Realms: An Introduction. CyberOrient15(1), pp.5-32.
  • Barendregt, B., 2021. Digital ethnography, or ‘deep hanging out’in the age of big data. Audiovisual and Digital Ethnography, pp.168-190.
  • Grasseni, C., Barendregt, B., de Maaker, E., De Musso, F., Littlejohn, A., Maeckelbergh, M., Postma, M. and Westmoreland, M.R., 2021. Audiovisual and digital ethnography: a practical and theoretical guide. Routledge.
  • Tapsell, R., 2021. Social media and elections in Southeast Asia: The emergence of subversive, underground campaigning. Asian Studies Review45(1), pp.117-134.
  • Tapsell, R., 2021. Disinformation and cultural practice in Southeast Asia. Disinformation and fake news, pp.91-101.
  • Lim, M. 2020. Algorithmic enclaves: Affective politics and algorithms in the neoliberal social media landscape. In M. Boler & E. Davis (eds.), Affective Politics of Digital Media: Propaganda by Other Means (pp. 186-203). New York & London: Routledge. [PDF]
  • Lim, M. 2020. The politics and perils of dis/connection in the Global South (Crosscurrent: The Limits and Boundaries of Digital Disconnection). Media, Culture & Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443720914032 [PDF]
  • Sinpeng, A. and Tapsell, R. eds., 2020. From grassroots activism to disinformation: Social media in Southeast Asia. ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Barendregt, B., 2020. Digital Futures and Its Discontent. Digital Anthropology, p.64.
  • Barendregt, B. and Schneider, F., 2020. Digital activism in Asia: Good, bad, and banal politics online. Asiascape: Digital Asia7(1-2), pp.5-19.
  • Tapsell, R., 2020. Deepening the understanding of social media’s impact in Southeast Asia (No. 4). ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Lim, M. 2019. Disciplining Dissent:Freedom, Control, and Digital Activism in Southeast Asia, in R. Padawangi (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia, Routledge, 478-494. [PDF]
  • Tapsell, R., 2019. Combating Fake News in Southeast Asia. ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Slama, M. and Barendregt, B., 2018. Introduction: Online publics in Muslim Southeast Asia: In between religious politics and popular pious practices. Asiascape: Digital Asia5(1-2), pp.3-31.
  • Lim, M. 2015. A Cyber–Urban Space Odyssey: The Spatiality of Contemporary Social Movements. New Geographies, 07: 117–123. [PDF]
  • Lim, M. 2014. Seeing Spatially: People, Networks and Movements in Digital and Urban Spaces, International Development Planning Review, 36(1): 51–72.   http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/idpr.2014.4  [PDFA shorter version is translated into Indonesian and republished as: Lim, M. (2015) Media Baru, Meninjau Ruang Masyarakat, Jejaring dan Gerakan dalam Ruang Urban Digital, Etnohistorihttp://etnohistori.org/media–baru–meninjau–ruang–masyarakat–jejaring–dan–gerakan–dalam–ruang–urban–digital–merlyna–lim.html.
  • Tapsell, R., 2014. Digital media in Indonesia and Malaysia: Convergence and conglomeration. Asiascape: Digital Asia1(3), pp.201-222.
  • Lim, M.  2009. Global Muslim Blogosphere: Mosaics of Global–Local Discourses, in M. McLelland and G. Goggin (eds.) Internationalizing Internet Studies: Beyond Anglophone Paradigms, London: Routledge, 178–195. [PDF]
  • Barendregt, B.A., 2009. Mobility and the potential of Islamic techno nationalism. Living the information society in Asia. Singapore: ISEAS, pp.73-92.
  • Barendregt, B. and Pertierra, R., 2008. 28 Supernatural Mobile Communication in the Philippines and Indonesia. Handbook of mobile communication studies, p.377.
  • Barendregt, B., 2006. Cyber-nasyid: transnational soundscapes in Muslim Southeast Asia. In medi@ sia (pp. 170-187). Routledge.

Media Landscape

  • Tapsell, R., 2020. 11 the media and democratic decline. Democracy in Indonesia: From Stagnation to Regression?, p.210.
  • Lim, M. 2012. The League of Thirteen: Media Concentration in Indonesia, Participatory Lab & Ford Foundation, research report, open access.  [PDF]
  • Tapsell, R., 2012. Politics and the Press in Indonesia. Media Asia39(2), pp.109-116.
  • Lim, M. 2011. @crossroads: Democratization and Corporatization of Media in Indonesia, Participatory Lab & Ford Foundation, research report, open access. [PDF]