Bambang Harymurti commonly referred to by his initials BHM, is a journalist and editor-in-chief of Tempo. In 2004, he was imprisoned following a high-profile defamation case brought by Tomy Winata, an entrepreneur and one of Indonesia’s richest people.He is currently serving as deputy chair of Indonesia’s Press Council.holds received BS in electrical engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology in 1984 and an MPA from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Although he hoped to apply for Indonesia’s space program, he took a job with Tempo in 1982 to help support his family after his father’s death. He has worked for Tempo, TIME, and Media Indonesia.His journalism has won awards including the 1997 “Excellence in Journalism” award from the Indonesian Observer Daily and the 2006 PWI Jawa Timur Pena Award. He served as the head of Tempo’s offices in Washington, D.C from 1991 to 1994.