As Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak stands trial for kleptocracy, the media he tried to silence are out in force. Aljazeera 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, bebasnews.my
Gayathry S Venkiteswaran – assistant professor, School of Media, Languages and Cultures, University of Nottingham Malaysia
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