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The rise of media owners in RI politics

  • Nyarwi Ahmad

Yogyakarta | Wed, November 23 2011 | 09:41 am

As of Sept. 9, 2011, media baron Hary Tanoesudibjo, the owner of MNC Group, has officially chaired the board of experts at the newly established Nasdem Party. His formal ties with a party must be seen as part of a new trend in this country’s contemporary politics in which the media owners articulate their political views.

Hary followed in the footstep of Viva Group media owner Aburizal B...