Is there an investigative journalism culture in Malaysia?


BFM 89.9 had an interesting discussion about the state of journalism in Malaysia. Joining the hosts Ezra Zaid and Umapagan Ampikaipagan were guests Chak Onn Lau (Editor-In-Chief of and Joseph Sipalan (Assistant News Editor at the Malay Mail Online).

The discussion was very candid and they talked about a lot of things, from how Malaysia lacks an investigative journalism culture to how number-chasing has become the order of the day for many news sites.

Click here or on the image above to listen to the podcast.

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