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Forum: Etika di Media Sosial/ Ethics on Social Media

Forum: Etika di Media Sosial

Moderator: Associate Professor Dr. Faridah Noor

Panel 1: Dr Mohd Farid Mohd Shahran (IKIM)

Panel 2:   Associate Professor Dr Khadijah Mohd Khambali @ Hambali (UM)

12 February 2019, Tuesday

Cube Room, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya

A forum titled “Etika di Media Sosial” or Ethics in Social Media has been held at Cube Room located at Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya. It was a collaborative effort organized by Centre for Civilisational Dialogue University of Malaya (CCD) with Academy of Islamic Studies University of Malaya, Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) and Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Aziz. Two speakers were invited to share their thoughts and views on this topic. They were Dr Mohd Farid Mohd Shahran from Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM)and Associate Professor Dr Khadijah Mohd Khambali @ Hambali from Department of Akidah and Islamic Thought, Academy of Islamic Studies University of Malaya.

It was a success forum with participation from the local community in University of Malaya and the public, since the topic discussed is so relevant in current scenario happening in new Malaysia. Dr Mohd Farid Mohd Shahran started the session by defining ethic in Islamic perspective, giving explanation about Tall Poppy Syndrome and the functions of social media used by IKIM as a medium of preaching Islam or commonly known as dakwah. As for Associate Professor Dr Khadijah Mohd Khambali @ Hambali, she clarified the initiatives that are possible to be implemented in educating youths in proper use of social media. She then emphasized on her concern of the language used by the youths nowadays in communication in social media which quite terrifying.

The panels also share their views and enlightenments regarding to the role of social media in educational perspective to educate the young generations and Muslims in Malaysia. The session ends with a few questions by the audience to the panels and the event ended at 11.30 am.

 

Image 1: Moderator and the panels

(From left: Professor Madya Dr. Faridah Noor, Profesor Madya Dr. Khadijah Mohd Khambali @ Hambali, Dr. Mohd Farid Mohd Shahran)

 

Image 2: Group photo with the moderator and panelshttps://www.bharian.com.my/rencana/agama/2019/02/536108/akhlak-pengguna-media-sosial-lambangkan-status-hati

 

MEDIA COVERAGE: Akhlak Pengguna Media Sosial Lambangkan Status Hati