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[1 May 2013 | 4 Comments | 817 views]
[Publication] The Internet and Everyday Life in Indonesia: A New Moral Panic?

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Lim, M. (2013). The Internet and Everyday Life in Indonesia: A New Moral Panic?. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Vollenkunde, 169, 133-147. [PDF]

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[11 Feb 2013 | 3 Comments | 556 views]
[Lim's publication] Many Clicks but Little Sticks: Social Media Activism in Indonesia

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I would like to share my newly published article:
Lim, M. 2013, Many Clicks but Little Sticks: Social Media Activism in Indonesia, Journal of Contemporary Asia, DOI:10.1080/00472336.2013.769386
To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2013.769386
Drawing on empirical cases from Indonesia, this article offers a critical approach to the promise of social media activism by analysing the complexity and dynamics of the relationship between social media and its users. Rather than viewing social media activism as the harbinger of social change or dismissing it as mere “slacktivism,” the article provides a more nuanced argument by identifying the …

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[31 Dec 2012 | 3 Comments | 144 views]
Year 2012 in [Lim's] Quotes

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Here are some quotes I wrote in 2012.
On trashing: In today’s world people don’t throw trash away. They make it to tv shows, facebook status updates, and twitter.

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[8 Nov 2012 | 8 Comments | 173 views]
Celebration of Diversity and Multiculturalism

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‎”What makes America exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. The belief that our destiny is shared; that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations. The freedom which so many Americans have fought for and died for come with responsibilities as well as rights. And among those are love and charity and duty and patriotism. That’s what makes America great” (Obama, 7 Nov 2012).
Beyond the election itself, echoing Howard Fineman, I agree that today’s result “signaled …

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[18 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 1,013 views]
[Greetings] Eid Mubarak! Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri

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To my Muslim friends….