The best and most effective way to encourage the people to be more responsible when using social media would be for the Najib regime to loosen its grip on the mainstream media, asserts Zaharom Nain.
The Centre for Independent Journalism views any online licensing effort as a means to control online media and in effect, an effort to stifle dissenting opinions.
The normally compliant mainstream media dropped all pretence of trying to be socially responsible newspapers in the run-up to the general election, observes Mustafa K Anuar.
Mustafa K Anuar takes to task the mainstream media for its appallingly lopsided coverage of the general election campaign.
Journalists have great power, and with that, comes great responsibility. So they should really be good journalists, or not join the profession at all, writes Wong Chin Huat.
Contrary to the myth peddled by the state, a free and responsible press is essential to the national project to help build a harmonious multi-ethnic, multicultural and multi-religious society, observes Mustafa K Anuar.
Going by recent performances, there have been many, many days of infamy for Malaysian journalism, observes Zaharom Nain.
P Ramakrishnan explains why Aliran has terminated its subscription to the New Straits Times.
Utusan Malaysia will have to decide whether it wants to remain a sensationalist paper that mocks journalism standards or a respected daily that reports the truth without fear or favour and holds leaders accountable, writes Mustafa K Anuar.
Three ‘pictomentaries’ by Martin Jalleh on Mahathir’s and the mainstream media’s responses to Bersih 3.0.