An annual report by Reporters Without Borders stated that almost three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed were at least partially blocked. Malaysia was ranked the worst deterioration with the recent implementation of the anti-fake news law.
BFM speaks with Ding Jo-Ann, adviser for the Centre for Independent Journalism, to explore how this drop came to be and how we can recover from it.
Producers: Tasha Fusil and Alia Zefri Presenters: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan
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