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Mochtar Lubis Award to be Presented on Thursday

News | Sunday, 7 August 2011 | sundanesecorner.org

Hawe Setiawan

The 2011 Mochtar Lubis Award (MLA) will be presented in Jakarta on Thursday evening, August 11th. The presenting ceremony will take place in Santika Hotel at Jalan Aipda K.S. Tubun No. 7, Jakarta.

Named after the late prominent Indonesian journalist Mochtar Lubis, MLA is dedicated to the best journalistic works by Indonesian journalists. It is presented for the best news story on public service, feature article, journalistic photograph, investigative report, and in-depth television news programme. The award is organized by Centre for Press and Development Studies (LSPP), a Jakarta-based non governmental organization.

The coming award presenting ceremony will be the fourth programme since its foundation in 2008. According to an invitation sent to me by LSPP, prominent lawyer Dr. Adnan Buyung Nasution and media expert Dr. David T. Hill will deliver speeches to mark the awards presentation.

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