Aribowo Sasmito


Founder, MAFINDO

Mr. Aribowo Sasmito is one of the original founders of MAFINDO and is currently the organization’s Head of Fact Checker Committee. He leads fact-checking teams and manages MAFINDO‚Äôs various media channels (including their social media accounts, the turnbackhoax.idwebsite which is the database of fact-checked results articles). MAFINDO is a non-profit organization combating false information (or hoax as they are commonly called in Indonesia) by training and convening journalists, educating consumers of online media, and by building communities of online fact-checkers