Malaysiakini judgment: Victory for freedom of expression in Malaysia

Aliran hails the Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss the Home Ministry and government's appeal against a High Court judgment granting Malaysiakini the right...

Press freedom: Malaysia lags behind Brunei, Timor Leste

Brunei and Timor Leste have a much better global press freedom ranking than Malaysia. That says a lot about the Malaysian media. Brunei, Timor...

Star columnists – are they twisting the truth?

Journalists and columnists have a sacred duty to uphold truth and justice, asserts John Inbaraj. Trash it is, without a doubt. But some features...

Anti-Bersih 2.0 media propaganda fails to fool rakyat

It is time the authorities deal with the root causes of the people's grievances over the electoral process instead of indulging in propaganda that...

Contemporary media: prescribed freedom, proscribed truth

For all intents and purposes, media freedom and, by extension, freedom of expression in Malaysia, are still considered to be a privilege, not a...

Claudia Theophilus’ death: Bernama jumping the gun into the gutter

By giving the the impression that Claudia Theophilus and her Lebanese colleagues were being irresponsible (by “playing with guns”), Bernama is effectively slandering the...

Dirty reports about Bersih walk

The mainstream press' disregard of the Bersih phenomenon reflected its abandoning of journalistic ethics and its eroding commitment to truth and social responsibility, says...

Utusan’s unsubstantiated report irresponsible

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....

When The Heat gets too hot to handle in Malaysia

Aliran condemns the Home Ministry's indefinite suspension of the English-language news weekly, apparently over a front-page article about the allegedly spendthrift habits of the...

Now anybody can stop reading Utusan Malaysia

The excessive reaction resorted to by Utusan Malaysia and other Malay-based groups over the fair criticism made by AirAsia X chief executive Azran Osman...

Farewell, MGG Pillai

Today, veteran journalist MGG Pillai is laid to rest. We mourn the passing of this most colourful of characters who regularly fired broadsides against...

Utusan’s unsubstantiated report irresponsible; endangers interfaith relations

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....

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