The Hero of Press Freedom
Monday, 15 August 2022
Ali Sadikin co-founded Tempo. According to him, journalists are unpaid civil servants.
OBSERVING the downward sales trend of Djaja magazine that plummeted up to 30 percent, Harjoko Trisnadi took the initiative to meet with Jakarta Governor Ali Sadikin at City Hall in August 1970. The deputy chief editor of Djaja complained to Ali that the eight-year-old magazine’s finances was in disarray as its circulation kept being upstaged by a new publication run by private parties. “We can’t compete with them because they ar...
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