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.
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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.
The arrest of a prominent Malaysian civil rights leader under a controversial anti-extremism law has sparked outrage at the government of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.
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.
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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.