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Janet Steele


Country: United States

Janet Steele is a professor of journalism at George Washington University and a frequent visitor to Southeast Asia. Her book, Wars Within: The Story of Tempo, an Independent Magazine in Soeharto’s Indonesia, focuses on Tempo magazine and its relationship to the politics and culture of New Order Indonesia. The author of numerous articles on journalism theory and practice, her 2014 book, Email Dari Amerika, (Email from America), is a collection of newspaper columns written in Indonesian and originally published in the newspaper Surya. Her most recent book is Mediating Islam, Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia.

Supported by Embassy of the United States

Janet Steele adalah profesor jurnalisme di George Washington University dan sering berkunjung ke Asia Tenggara. Bukunya, Wars Within: The Story of Tempo, an Independent Magazine in Soeharto’s Indonesia, berfokus pada majalah Tempo dan hubungannya dengan politik dan budaya Indonesia Orde Baru. Ia adalah penulis berbagai artikel tentang teori dan praktik jurnalisme, bukunya tahun 2014, Email Dari Amerika, adalah kumpulan kolom surat kabar yang ditulis dalam bahasa Indonesia dan aslinya diterbitkan di surat kabar Surya. Buku terbarunya adalah Mediating Islam, Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia.

Didukung oleh Kedutaan Besar Amerika Serikat

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