Contradictions in government’s media freedom commitment

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National-level celebrations for recent National Journalists Day were held in Kuching, Sarawak last weekend.

During the event, comments by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim on the relevance of the world press freedom rankings raised questions about the government’s commitment to free media.

BFM discusses the divergence between government rhetoric and action concerning news media with Wathshlah Naidu of the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ).

Produced by: Tun Hizami Hashim

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