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Lack of Unions in Indonesian Media an ‘Absolute Irony’

The media have historically been some of the most tenacious advocates of workers’ rights, yet in one of the ironies of an increasingly independent and privatized national press, media companies remain resistant to letting their journalists unionize. “It’s an absolute irony,” said Abdul Manan, chairman of the Federation of Independent Media Workers Unions.