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Unveiling Tempo: a cultural history

Mohd Noor Merican, Ahmad Murad (2021) Unveiling Tempo: a cultural history. Melaka Hari Ini, 28 February 2021.

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Indonesia's Tempo magazine provided a window to the nation’s New Order. The weekly was popular among some of us in Malaysia journalism schoosl back in the late 1970s. In June of 1994, Tempo was banned together with several other Jakarta-based periodicals Editor Goenawan Mohamad’s words “Why should the army fear us when they are the ones with the guns,” scribbled in the paper napkin was kept for a long time by the author of Wars Within: The Story of Tempo, an Independent Magazine in Soeharto’s Indonesia (2005). Janet Steele, journalism academic from George Washington University, and a frequent visitor to Indonesia, was intrigued with the media in Indonesia. In Jakarta, she was connected to the many informal networks of ex-tempo employees.

Item Type: Article (Newspaper)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
N Fine Arts > NE Print media
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC)
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2024 11:52
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2024 11:53
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/111472

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