The media backstory behind 1MDB corruption case (video)


As Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak stands trial for kleptocracy, the media he tried to silence are out in force. Al Jazeera has the story.

The Listening Post’s Flo Phillips reports on the media backstory behind the 1MDB scandal.


  • Clare Rewcastle Brown – editor, The Sarawak Report
  • Ho Kay Tat – publisher, The Edge Media Group
  • Zaini Hassan – former deputy assistant editor, Utusan Malaysia (1989-2018) and editorial advisor,
  • Gayathry S Venkiteswaran – assistant professor, School of Media, Languages and Cultures, University of Nottingham Malaysia
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