Is it possible that Barisan may one day lose by popular votes but still form the government and maybe even have a two-thirds majority in Parliament? What will The Star say then, wonders John Inbaraj.
Four media watchdog groups recently condemned Utusan Malaysia’s irresponsible reporting over an alleged call from Christian pastors to change Malaysia’s “official religion” to Christianity.
Four media watchdog groups have condemned Utusan Malaysia’s front-page reporting of an alleged call from Christian pastors to change Malaysia’s “official religion” to Christianity.
One Malaysian daily ushered in World Press Freedom Day by booting out the National Union of Journalists president Hata Wahari. Under such trying circumstances in Malaysia’s media industry, Mustafa K Anuar suggests it might be more appropriate to holler, “May Day! May Day!”
Angeline Loh looks at how the media have covered Asahi Kosei’s lawsuit against rights defender Charles Hector and discovers a distinct pro-business bias.
Akhbar online harus prihatin terhadap kemungkinan suatu usaha untuk memalingkan perhatian umum daripada isu yang lebih mencabar, seperti rasuah yang merebak, ujar Mustafa K Anuar.
Would it be too much to ask of Information Minister Rais Yatim and RTM to be fairer in dealing with news and views from the opposition, asks Mustafa K Anuar.
While today’s Utusan Malaysia predictably ‘graces’ its front page with the photos of Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and his allegedly sodomised former aide Saiful Bukhari under the screaming headline, ‘Berlaku penetrasi’ (Penetration occurs), theSun soaks in a wrap-around of four pages of ‘advertorial’ about 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
The media coverage of the Sosilawati murder reflects an inherently elitist approach to reporting: if human life is sacred, why shouldn’t the death of an ordinary person be given similar treatment as a VIP’s, wonders Mustafa K Anuar.
On 10 August, Perkasa made a police report against CPI columnist Ms Helen Ang, calling for her to be investigated under the Sedition Act or ISA. Lim Teck Ghee has the story.