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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Tuesday, September 20 • 14:00 - 15:30
Success factors of Asian media organizations

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Media systems around the world are unique in terms of the historical continuum of their development. Yet, while the circumstances of their origin and evolution might have been different, the values they stand for and strive towards remains the same with regard to their unwavering fidelity to the reporting of true and factual information and the freedom to express, inform, and make governments accountable to their citizens. This panel will discuss the most important success stories of the media sector in Southeast Asia and the values that have driven the success. It will enquire about what makes journalism in this part of the world special, what lessons can be shared with other regions, and what can nascent media organisations in other parts of the world learn from them.


Moderators
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Desi Anwar

Senior Anchor and Journalist, CNN Indonesia
Desi Anwar, Indonesia, is currently a Senior Anchor and Journalist with CNN Indonesia based in Jakarta where she hosts a daily programme ‘Insight with Desi Anwar’. Prior to this she was a Senior Journalist/Talk Show Host at Metro TV, Jakarta, where she produced the talk show 'Face2Face... Read More →

Speakers
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Prem Chandran

Co-founder, Malaysiakini
As the granddaddy of digital news in Asia (they launched in 1999), Prem will talk about keeping resilience and opportunity in mind when playing the media long game.
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Bambang Harymurti

Editor-in-Chief, Tempo
Bambang Harymurti, Indonesia, is the Editor-in-Chief of Tempo Weekly news magazine and Tempo Daily Newspaper. Mr. Harymurti holds his MPA from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and his BS in electrical engineering from the Institute of Technology Bandung... Read More →
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Maria Ressa

CEO, Rappler
* Joining online!A journalist in Asia for 35 years, Maria Ressa co-founded Rappler, the top digital only news site that is leading the fight for press freedom in the Philippines. As Rappler’s CEO and president, Maria has endured constant political harassment and arrests by the Duterte... Read More →
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Krishna Sen

Dean, Faculty of Arts, The University of Western Australia
Krishna Sen, Australia, is an internationally recognised scholar of contemporary Indonesian and media studies. She is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Western Australia (UWA). She has held teaching and research positions at Murdoch and Curtin Universities, and... Read More →


Tuesday September 20, 2016 14:00 - 15:30 PDT
Function Hall