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....

Taking cheap shots at defenceless refugees

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Angeline Loh takes issue with The Star for an article which she feels promotes xenophobia towards Myanmar refugees, many of whom are forced to...

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...

The media and GE13

A civil society coalition is demanding fair access to the mainstream media for all political parties and a Najib-Anwar debate so that voters can...

Mainstream media grovelling before PM

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Here we go again--the issue of government-media partnership being discussed at the yearly Langkawi International Dialogue (LID), where journalists were quizzed by governmental leaders...

MCA

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The mainstream press yesterday predictably milked to the last drop what’s left of MCA vice-president Dr Chua Soi Lek, who had confessed publicly that...

National unity and marriages of convenience?

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In what appears to be a subdued celebration -- in contrast to the recent 50th Merdeka bash -- of the 44th anniversary of the...

Zam blurs the demarcating line

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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...

Forum disruption, media evasion

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The controversy generated by the disruption of Sunday’s forum in Penang on the supremacy of the Federal Constitution continued to be reported today.The New...

Hindraf rally: Mainstream press spins to dizzying heights

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Very much informed and persuaded by the government’s illiberal stand on citizens’ right to public assembly such as the recent Hindraf and Bersih rallies, the major newspapers,...

Samy grilled in India: Two different papers, one similar report

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The mysteries of Malaysian journalism: The Star and theSun have produced separate reports written by their respective journalists about the grilling of Samy Vellu...

Ethnic Relations book fiasco leaves sour taste

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After a heated debate in Parliament over the textbook or guidebook for the Ethnic Relations course at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi’s...

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