Commentary – By Bob Howarth in Dili
Timor-Leste’s media scene has blossomed and grown successfully in 15 years.
I have watched it grow and was lucky enough to be there on February 29, 2000, when the Timor Post printed its first edition… without a printing press.
My involvement started with a phone call from the University of Queensland in Brisbane when a group of Timorese journalists were completing a course in “post-conflict” reporting run by the former Reuters newsagency chief in war-ravaged Kosovo. Read more »