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The British press - a view from the Netherlands

I’m not claiming what follows is original in anyway. I’m quoting extensively from an article in the November edition of Prospect by a Dutch writer and journalist, Joris Luyendjik. 712 more words

Politics

Aisha Buhari applauds Nigerian journalists for hardwork, professionalism

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended the hardwork and professionalism exhibited by Nigerian journalists for keeping citizens informed and educated on happenings around them. 53 more words

General News

Who Do You Trust When The News Media Don't Even See Themselves as the News?

Images by Pixelkult, Thomas Charters and Kaufdex

How are we supposed to trust the mainstream media when they don’t even consider themselves “the media”? The mainstream media, which has the primary goal of reporting the news to everyday citizens, somehow thinks it isn’t responsible for reporting the news. 621 more words

Politics

Did Jokowi also call for Pribumi privileges?

This is what I wrote in the Maverick blog today

Did Jokowi say the P word as reported by CNN?

These are sensitive times. Since newly installed Jakarta Governor made his Protect Pribumis speech at his inauguration the P word has gained new political impetus.

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Indonesia

The Son Of A Murdered 'Panama Papers' Journalist Condemns The 'Crooks' Responsible For Her Assassination

Just half an hour before journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated by a bomb strapped to her Pugeot in Malta, she was hard at work. Best known for her work on… 371 more words

News

SPJ Madison, area journalists to raise money for student publications

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, in conjunction with the Capitol press corps, will hold its annual holiday party and raffle Thursday, Dec. 117 more words

Events

How I went from 0 followers to 233 followers in under 2 months.

I’ve never even thought of using Twitter until the 15 August 2017 when I was asked to create a Twitter account and have my audience grow by 100 on the 15 October 2017. 504 more words