Australian information outlet locations Indonesian capital in Bali in on-line map screw-up

An Australian news outlet has needed to replace a map they uploaded online that mistakenly placed the Indonesian capital Jakarta on the island of Bali.
Channel 9 News attracted some ridicule, not least amongst Indonesians, after the incorrect map went viral, in accordance with a Coconuts report. The report acknowledges that to some outsiders, Bali is Indonesia, or to others, it’s virtually seen as a rustic in its own right. Still, the information outlet has been criticised for seemingly needing a geography lesson.

The map because it appeared on the positioning. It has now been replaced with a extra accurate version.
9 News was reporting on the plans for a model new Indonesian capital, Nusantara, in the province of East Kalimantan, which is anticipated to slowly replace Jakarta from someday in 2024. The news outlet then uploaded a map displaying Jakarta as being on the island of Bali. (For the report, and we’re positive you realize this, Jakarta is on the island of Java.)

The land that Jakarta is situated on has been slowly sinking and has compelled city officials to determine out moving to a brand new location and the building of a ‘new Jakarta’.
According to the Coconuts report, 9 News additionally referred to Jakarta as Indonesia’s “old capital” whereas it’s actually still very much the present capital. The unique story had come from the CNN wire service, but the map was seemingly all the work of 9 News. It’s understood it has now been changed with one which exhibits Jakarta in its appropriate location, however the original remains to be doing the rounds on social media in Indonesia.
According to Cover-up , that is the second gaff from 9 News this week, after it used footage of Indonesian adrenaline junkies working away from a tidal bore in the province of Riau to depict the tsunami in Tonga. Oh dear…

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