It is good news that Utusan will not be ceasing operations. However, raising the price of the newspaper in order to be sustainable is a little bit worrying.
What is taking so long for the government to repeal the laws?
What is interesting gets hyped up and the truth faces the risk of being pushed down and drowned out.
Is the apple-polishing culture in the Malaysian media coming back again?
So how can we actually be confident that this new attempt at creating laws will curb fake news instead of curbing freedom of speech?
It’s a damn if you do and damn if you don’t situation.
The punchline of this article has to be provided by you, the readers!
With Mustapha Kamil, a very senior figure in the local journalism industry coming out and actually admitting it, maybe others would be willing to share too.
A proposed amendment to the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 in Parliament that, if enacted, will restrict online freedom of expression if more than before.
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