Exhibition explores journalistic flaws, hardships

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The Jakarta Post , Jakarta | Thu, 08/26/2004 2:30 PM | Life

I Wayan Juniartha, The Jakarta Post/Denpasar, Bali

The Bali Independent Journalists Alliance (AJI Bali) has a unique way of celebrating its 10th anniversary — organizing a cartoon exhibition, where most of the work deals with the dark side of journalism, from news-spinning and insinuation to the prevailing culture of bribery among local journalists.

Titled “”Journalists in the Eyes of Cartoonists””, the exhibition features 32 works of 17 local cartoonists, including some of the island’s most respected cartoonists such as Ida Bagus Marti naya, Kadek Jango Pramartha, Wayan Gunasta and Cece Riberu. Held in the Bali Museum in downtown Denpasar, the exhibition runs through Aug. 28.

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