Each month, IJNet features an international journalist who exemplifies the
profession and has used the site to further his or her career. This
month's journalist is Khaled Safi, a blogger and media activist who won
the 2012 prize for best Arabic blog in the Deutsche Welle competition.
In West Borneo, Indonesia, palm oil farmers monitor big business and send the news they find to their fellow farmers via mobile phones. This fills an information void in a poor, rural community too often ignored by the country's mainstream media.