This book explores the evolving political culture in Indonesia, by discussing the country's dominant political philosophies, then showing how those philosophies affect the working lives of ordinary Indonesian citizens. It focuses in particular on the working lives of news journalists, a group that occupies a strategic social and political position.
Angela Romano lectures on journalism at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She is on the executive board of the Journalism Education Association (South Pacific branch) and is associate editor of the journal Asian Pacific Media Educator. She has worked as a journalist for over a decade in Australia and Indonesia, mainly for radio, newspaper and specialist journals.