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The Media: Megaspectacles And Transparency In The Courts

Tapsell, Ross; Dewi, Sita


In an effort to encourage greater transparency in the judicial system, Indonesia often allows for television cameras in courtrooms, including live-to-air coverage. It has a long history of state-sponsored judicial ‘megaspectacles’, but in the post-New Order period a number of cases have transcended media platforms. Recent cases include intense foreign media reportage (such as the 2004 Schappelle Corby trial) and domestic sensations (such as 2016 Mirna Salihin’s Vietnamese coffee-cyanide murder...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Politics of Court Reform: Judicial Change and Legal Culture in Indonesia
DOI: 10.1017/9781108636131.015


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