Sharaad called me up and asked if I would come on his show (Let’s Talk with Sharaad Kuttan) on Astro AWANI to talk about the Malaysian and also international media landscape.
What is interesting gets hyped up and the truth faces the risk of being pushed down and drowned out.
Yet another review of my latest book, The Asrama Anthology, in the media. This time from the team at Options, The Edge (where I also have a weekly column called Talking Edge!).
Thanks to an old colleague, Bissme S., from my first ever job at The Sun newspaper for this nice little feature he wrote about the book.
Malaysians need to mature in their thought process, and once we have matured, then the hate speech spewed by different quarters of the media will die a natural slow death.
Media ownership is a funny thing. Anyone who has the money and the resources to do so can own a media outlet. Is this illegal? Of course not.
Last week, around 5,000 people gathered at the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur to protest President Trump’s announcement that his administration would recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
What do you think about Beauty and the Beast, fake news and art censorship?
It just seems too arbitrary a process to warrant a website to be formed and managed by a government ministry and agency.
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.
I really want to feel more hopeful that real humanity will prevail and that all of these happenings are mere knee-jerk reactions to the real transition and change that is underway.