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Australia - Indonesia relations, Indonesia, Media

Mangling Media Priorities

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Are there any Australians left ignorant of Judge Brett Kavanagh and his successful scramble for a US Supreme Court seat? Or research psychologist Dr Christine Blasey Ford, his accuser of sexual assault at a last century teenage party? But who knows of Ustadz Haji Ma’ruf Amin, 75, seeking to be a heartbeat from Indonesia’s top […]

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Frontline Asia—academic blogs shine light into dark corners

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In a world of soundbites and political spin, academic blogs can offer an alternative to those wanting to look deeper In the late hours of Saturday 5 May 2013, servers at the Australian National University (ANU) went into meltdown. They were being bombarded with thousands of hits from Malaysia, where the country was waiting on […]