Indonesia’s Media: Disturbing Lack of Legitimacy

An Indonesian graduate student in the Netherlands named Dwi Hartanto has ignited a scandal at home by calling himself an aerospace expert with myriad achievements in rocket technology, satellites and combat aircraft expertise. He also claimed to serve as an as... Read More...

Journalist Deaths Down Globally

On Dec. 19, Larry Que, the publisher of Catanduanes News Now, became the fourth journalist to die in the Philippines in 2016 when he was shot in the head by a lone gunman as he was about to enter the building t... Read More...

Lights Going Out for Free Press in Southeast Asia

Across Southeast Asia, the free and independent press is under unprecedented attack from governments hostile to the thought of allowing their citizens to read the truth. "The press freedom situation is dire across Asia, with different factors motivating dif... Read More...

China SOEs Snap Up Overseas Chinese Media

Chinese state-owned enterprises are extending their tentacles ever deeper into the overseas Chinese media, including in Hong Kong. In a move that should be a worry in Malaysia as well as in Hong Kong, the Ma... Read More...