The Future of Investigative Journalism and Its Challenges in Indonesia

I am a self-proclaimed (pseudo) journalist. I have no journalism membership card or such a thing to show people that I am one. That explains why I prefer calling myself a blogger, or a citizen journalism activist, enthusiast. An euphimism of being a mediocre journo, so to speak. In Indonesia, which seems to be one…

Postcard Fetish, NSA’s Data Mining, and Privacy Issue

No one seems to understand my fondness of postcards. Of all people I gave postcards today, none responded so wildly that I was certain s/he likes it as much as I do. Their faces spoke to me as if they prefer other mementos like dolls, fans, snacks, t-shirts, and anything they can grab, chew, or…