Old Tricks in a New Era: Self-Censorship in Indonesian Journalism

  title={Old Tricks in a New Era: Self-Censorship in Indonesian Journalism},
  author={Ross Tapsell},
  journal={Asian Studies Review},
  pages={227 - 245}
  • R. Tapsell
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Education
  • Asian Studies Review
Abstract Even though Indonesia has entered a new era of democracy and press freedom, self-censorship still exists in the professional practice of many Indonesian newspaper journalists. Indonesia has a long history of censorship, particularly pressure from the government encouraging journalists to self-censor their work. As such, self-censorship has been encouraged and promoted through the institutionalised and internalised values of many Indonesian newspaper publications. Through interviews… 

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