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Michael Neilson

Michael Neilson
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Michael Neilson is a New Zealand journalist who graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies (Journalism) from Auckland University of Technology. He worked with the AUT Pacific Media Centre in 2015 and was on an Asia New Zealand Foundation-funded internship with The Sydney Morning Herald in Jakarta, Indonesia, early in 2016.

OPINION: By Michael Neilson of The Gisborne Herald "Why would you want to learn it if you are not even Māori?” “You know it’s a...

Journalist Michael Neilson spent six weeks earlier this year at The Sydney Morning Herald in Jakarta, Indonesia. He describes his time working for the paper...

By Michael Neilson in Jakarta On the University of Indonesia campus in Depok, south of Jakarta, there is a group that gets together twice a...

By Michael Neilson in Jakarta Walk down almost any street in Indonesia and you are bound to find street vendors, selling everything from fried tofu...

By Michael Neilson in Jakarta The US$35 (A$49) visa fee Australian tourists must pay before entering Indonesia looks set to be finally scrapped after years...

Report from The Sydney Morning Herald By Michael Neilson in Jakarta Activists are suing the Indonesian government in a bid to stop development they say will...

Abuse at sea – “we were paid nothing at all”. One of a series of testimonials by abused fishermen. Video: Greenpeace Report by Pacific Media...

Report by Pacific Media Centre A draft Indonesian Criminal Code amendment, condemed by critics as undermining freedom of speech, is interpreted to mean that burning...