Without questioning the veracity of certain claims and announcements, it seems that anything resembling a news story — shared on social media and messaging apps — is swallowed wholesale.
Journalist, writer, documentary filmmaker, lecturer and, apparently now social activist, Zan Azlee, uses logic and rationale to appeal to logical and rationale people who already support his ideas.
We can’t run away from the fact that media ownership along with political and economical factors will affect objectivity.
Between 20th and 21st July, I observed and monitored as many local news organisations as I could to see how they covered the 1MDB controversy.
All it took was a FaceTime video… a simple FaceTime video!
Although the youth these days are digital natives, they are still perceived as unaware and ignorant when it comes to news and current affairs. Is this true?
Which news story from last week do you think deserve to be given more importance in the media?
The punchline of this article has to be provided by you, the readers!
It’s been a while since I’ve really gone the independent route as a journalist and documentary filmmaker. Well, four years to be exact, which was the period when I was with Astro AWANI as a staff journalist. But now I’m back!
The Internet has now become the mainstream media platform that is serving the mass audience. But what do the numbers really mean?
Often, I’m asked by my non-journalist friends what it’s like to practice journalism in Malaysia. Well, I’d usually say it is great and that it isn’t different than any other place. I don’t know who I’m kidding.