Ross Tapsell is a senior lecturer and researcher at the ANU’s College of Asia and the Pacific, specialising in media and culture in Island Southeast Asia. He is the author of Media Power in Indonesia : Oligarchs, Citizens and the Digital Revolution and co-editor of Digital Indonesia : Connectivity and Divergence. Ross has been a Visiting Fellow at The University of Indonesia (Jakarta), Indiana University (Bloomington, US) and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris). He is also on the editorial board of the international scholarly journal Asiascape : Digital Asia (Brill). Ross is involved in a number of Southeast-Asia activities at the ANU. He is currently Director of the ANU’s Malaysia Institute, is involved in the ANU’s Indonesia Project and the academic news/analysis website New Mandala.