Newspapers & Magazines
'The Jakarta Post'
Daily except for public holidays. Regular listings of places to go plus classified ads, including vacancies. Sunday edition has book reviews and reviews of gigs you'll have missed.
'The Jakarta Globe'
Launched in 2008, The Jakarta Globe may be one of the world's last great print newspaper start-ups. Owned by tycoon James Riady, The Globe started well but in recent years has slashed staff in order to stay afloat.
The English-language weekly magazine similar to 'Time' and 'Newsweek'. Mostly translations of articles from the Indonesian version. The best investigative political journalism in Indonesia. Cover price Rp 39,000. Full access to website requires subscription.
Founded in Australia in 1983 by academics and activists seeking to provide a voice for those opposed to the repressive Soeharto regime. Analytical, scholarly and usually insightful articles. Published quarterly until March 2007, when it became an online-only magazine.
Jakarta Java Kini (JJK)
Monthly glossy guide to posh restaurants, festivals and places to visit inside and outside Jakarta.
Fine-dining magazine covering high-end restaurants. Part of the same publishing stable as JJK.