Hamish McDonald

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For others with the same or similar names, see Hamish MacDonald (disambiguation).

Hamish McDonald is a print journalist and author of several books.[1] He also holds a fellowship at the American think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies.[2]

Career[edit]

McDonald has been working as a journalist in mostly Asian countries like India, Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China, where he was a correspondent based in Beijing from 2002 to 2005. He was in India between 1990 and 1997, covering the time immediately after the economic reforms.[2] He was also the political editor for the Far Eastern Economic Review and the foreign editor for the Sydney Morning Herald.[1]

In 2005, he won the Walkley Award for newspaper feature writing for his article What's Wrong With Falun Gong, which is about the brutal suppression of the Falun Gong religious movement in China.[3][4]

Books[edit]

  • Suharto's Indonesia, 1980[1]
  • Death in Balibo, Lies in Canberra, 2001: Co-authored with Desmond Ball[1]
  • Masters of Terror: Indonesia's Military & Violence in East Timor in 1999, 2002[1]
  • Mahabharata in Polyester: The Making of the World’s Richest Brothers and Their Feud, 2010:[6] The book was published in India as Ambani and Sons.[7] [5][8]
  • Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century, St. Martin's Press, 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Hamish McDonald". The Age. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Hamish McDonald". Center for Strategic and International Studies. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Age staff win journalism's top awards". The Age. 2 December 2005. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "What's wrong with Falun Gong". The Age. 16 October 2004. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "The return of The Polyester Prince". Business Standard. 2 October 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "A Durable Yarn". The Economist. 4 November 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Veena Venugopal (23 September 2010). "Hamish McDonald | The Reliance split is good for India". Live Mint. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Cream Weaver". Outlook India. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 

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