IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 4, April 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Vania Utamie Subiakto, Rosmawaty Hilderiah Pandjaitan, Ervan Ismail, Saefudin Zuhri
The party of democracy in Indonesia has been identical with the competition among the candidates who has been struggling for power. The dynamics behind the 2019 Presidential Election demands the society to be literate toward the media information. With regards to the statement, the hate speech has been a global phenomenon that overwhelms Indonesia. In Indonesia, the hate speech has appeared altogether with the fake news during the 2014 Presidential Election, the Governatorial Election in the 2017 Province of Jakarta Special Capitol and the 2019 Presidential Election. Specific to the 2014 and 2019 the Presidential Election, two candidates have joined the competition consecutively namely Prabowo and Joko Widodo or popularly known as Jokowi.