Category: Media Monitoring

‘Cue journalism’ at its worst 0

‘Cue journalism’ at its worst

The new toll hike announced by Works Minister Samy Vellu yesterday was duly reported by the mainstream press. Worse, it was reported in a manner that can only be interpreted as an unabashed apology...

MCA reduces stake in Nanyang by half 0

MCA reduces stake in Nanyang by half

The mainstream press is abuzz, and rightly so, with the latest news of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), through its investment arm Huaren Holdings, selling off 21 per cent of its 41 per cent stake...

Zam blurs the demarcating line 0

Zam blurs the demarcating line

Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin’s latest salvo on the need for the government to impose control over the Internet is certainly worrying as it may cause unnecessary confusion – if not temporary ‘mental instability’ –...

Zam’s warning scares media off demo 0

Zam’s warning scares media off demo

On 28 July, Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin issued a stern warning to mainstream newspapers that appear to him inclined to raise issues that are ‘unnecessarily contentious’ – in particular issues of religion and ethnicity...

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