May 19, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Media

Radio Pikonane

Connecting Papua’s Central Highlands

Obituary - Mohammad Jusuf Ronodipuro

30 September 1919 – 27 January 2008

How will Indonesians remember Suharto?

Newspaper obituaries, from Sabang to Merauke

Un-natural disaster

An unstoppable flow of mud from an explosion in a gas well in Sidoarjo, East Java, has unleashed a plethora of political issues.

Aa Gym

The rise, fall, and re-branding of a celebrity preacher

An audacious project

Inside Indonesia’s founder looks back

Alternative press challenges information blockade

With mainstream print media subject to many restrictions, unlicensed publications satisfy a demand for news.STANLEY surveys the alternatives now flourishing in many Javanese cities.

Information revolution

Satellite TV and the Internet are opening Indonesia to the globe. MARK CRAWFORD asks: Will this mean less mind control by the state?

Fading signal

STANLEY fears slashing Radio Australia's Indonesian service will harm Australian diplomacy.

Death of a journalist

'I write the truth and if I have to die for it, well so be it' wrote Udin shortly before he died. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL investigates.

I always throw the envelope away

ANGELA ROMANO explores the 'envelope culture' among journalists

Battle royal

Challenge to political parody on Indonesian television.

Peace journalism in Poso

When reporting ethnic conflict, journalists can make a difference

Papua on the Net

Not as remote as you might think...

Peace on the net

A guide to resources for peace-makers

Do-it-yourself freedom

How to escape the mainstream, big money, newspaper thought police

East Timor on the Net

The latest on this new nation at your fingertips

Witness denied

Australian media responses to the Indonesian killings of 1965-66

Power to the People

Indonesians are seeking a public voice through radio

A Town like Malang

A new local press must struggle to survive when the novelty of autonomy wanes

Latest Articles

Book review: Beyond the pale

Apr 27, 2022 - JOOST COTE

A major research project on Dutch extreme violence in the Indonesian war of Independence, 1945–1949

Obit: Hugh O’Neill AO, 1933-2022

Apr 13, 2022 - TIM LINDSEY

Contesting the religious soundscape

Mar 23, 2022 - ANDY FULLER

A controversial regulation governing the call to prayer sparks a campaign aimed at taking down the Religious Affairs Minister

Essay: Hey Holland, you’re welcome!

Mar 15, 2022 - TITI KUSUMANDARI

Indonesia’s independence from the Dutch came at a price – Indonesians are still waiting for them to acknowledge it

Book review: Activists in transition

Feb 01, 2022 - JONATHAN PETER TEHUSIJARANA

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