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Pasar Tradisional

By Melissa O'Grady, DSPP 2011
Flinders University

This morning I was fortunate enough to have been afforded the opportunity to visit Maumere’s (Flores) traditional market to observe the local sellers trade their goods for the day.

My JPP Experience

By Tania Butterfield, JPP 2010 AsiaNZ Foundation Indonesia is rarely reported in the news here in New Zealand and so when I applied for the AsiaNZ scholarship to take part in the Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies Journalism Professional Practicum [ACICIS JPP] I knew it would be the experience [...]

Lessons from Globe Asia

By Virginia Tapp, JPP 2010
University of Queensland

When in doubt, don't waste time googling something that the person next to you can easily explain. At GA everyone is willing to help with contacts, information or general knowledge.

Inside Indonesia

By Virginia Tapp, JPP 2010 University of Queensland You've all seen the newspaper headlines, the aftermath of the terrorist bombings and the DFAT travel warnings. So much, in fact, that the word Indonesia has gained the power to strike fear into the heart of many westerners. I know because I [...]

Indonesia is like life with the volume turned up

By Andrew Livingstone, JPP 2009
University of Canterbury

As a journalist, there are two important things I always try to remember: take every opportunity that comes your way, and be aware of others’ agendas.

Freedom at the Cross-Road

By Damian McIver (JPP 2008)
University of Tasmania

Damian McIver completed the Journalism Professional Practicum in 2008. His work placement was at Antara News in Jakarta. Below is an article he wrote while on this program.

February 15th, 2008|Categories: Practicum Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , |