‘Republika’ can survive longer because more moderate, modern, nationalistic, populist and Islamic: Janet Steele


Republika daily is the greatest Islam-based media in Indonesia which is able to surivive for 21 years… Republika can survive for long time because it is more moderate. modern, nationalistic, populist and Islamic,” while “Many pers in the world cannot survive for long time,” said Janet Steele, an American professor from Faculty of Media and Public Relations of the George Washington University, responding the 21st anniversary of the Republika daily.

Janet Steele

Janet Steele

“Besides, Republika does not take a side to certain Islamic group or sect… Still, Islamic culture also influences journalism in Indonesia, especially Republika,” Steele added.





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