Media, Policy, and Conflict in Pakistan (CJR.org)

(April 25, 2014) — Pakistan’s raucous and increasingly lethal media sector is exerting a powerful effect on decision-making in the country, even though journalists themselves are divided on whether their influence is positive or negative. That’s the key finding of a survey of more than 350 Pakistani journalists, policymakers, and academics. The recent assassination attempt […]

Chinese Indonesians’ fear grows Mobs attack shops, homes in West Java (Washington Times)

Washington Times, Feb. 16, 1998 JAKARTA, Indonesia – Mobs attacked Chinese-owned businesses in a city east of the capital yesterday, adding to the fears of ethnic Chinese who believe they are being made scapegoats for Indonesia’s economic turmoil. “Everybody has a passport and a ticket on their bodies at all times,” said one Chinese businessman. […]