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Joke article makes ex-IGP Musa the butt of jokes

Musa Hassan under fire after sharing an old parody news article from The Onion and refusing to back down.

Utusan and the wave of Malay dignity

Utusan Malaysia strove, in its early days, to inspire dignity among the Malays and make them politically conscious but in later years, under Umno, it shot itself on the foot… and the head, too.

Facebook hires professional journalists to highlight ‘right stories’

The move comes as the US media landscape is plagued by job losses and newspaper closures, with organisations trying to figure out how to record profits in the age of free news.

Training journalists in the era of fake news

Technology is not the answer as the journalist of tomorrow needs to be educated on how to discern what’s real and fake.

UN rights expert urges US action over Khashoggi killing

The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on urges the US to act on her damning findings.

Journalism job cuts haven’t been this bad since the recession

The news business is on pace for its worst job losses since 2009.

S. Korean president’s interviewer targeted for inappropriate frowning

One senior political reporter has been condemned online by some of Moon Jae-in's most devoted supporters for 'being too aggressive'.

Tears, insults as media’s role in Aussie election questioned

Australia's Labor leader has became emotional as he lashed out at 'bloody lazy' journalism and 'gotcha shit' ahead of the closely fought May 18 election. 

Amal Clooney leads push to protect journalists

She was named co-chair of a legal panel that will draw up proposals to counter laws that hinder reporters.

Myanmar’s top court to hear Reuters reporters’ appeal

A judge found reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo guilty under the Official Secrets Act last September and sentenced them to seven years in prison.

Former Utusan Malaysia journalist Alang Ahmad dies at 80

Former Pahang bureau chief interviewed anti-British fighter Mat Kilau in 1969.

Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

AI programmes such as 'Tobi' are becoming more widespread as news organisations turn to them to produce stories.

Facebook to invest US$300 million in local journalism

The move by Facebook follows the Google News Initiative unveiled last year by the US internet search giant.

Vindicated, Clare says 1MDB episode shows importance of press freedom

The London-based journalist who runs Sarawak Report reacts to Najib Razak's arrest.

Journalist leaves ABC after inaccurate Flynn report

Brian Ross, ABC's chief investigative correspondent, was last December suspended by the network for four weeks without pay over the botched report concerning the Republican president's first national security advisor, Michael Flynn.

Anwar says sorry, will loosen security protocols

After complaint of heavy-handed treatment by bodyguards, PKR de facto leader apologises and says he recognises efforts of the mass media.

Police record Kadir Jasin’s statement in sedition probe

The former editor is under investigation following 30 complaints in response to an article about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

Journalist blasts Mat Sabu’s press team over snub to independent media

A reporter vents her anger at those who once struggled for media coverage, but who now treat journalists from the independent media the same way the previous government did.

Time running out for Utusan, weeks away, staff warned

The management in a recent meeting said funds could run out as early as after the Hari Raya celebrations next month.

Farrow, the Pulitzer-winning whiz behind #MeToo cause

Ronan Farrow's journalistic skills helped birth the #MeToo movement.

Malaysian buys over Cambodian daily

The paper's former editor-in-chief Chad Williams says the Hun Sen government may have coerced the sale.

Breach-Valdez journalism prize awarded to Daniela Rea of Mexico

Rea won the prize for her heartrending body of work in articles, books, and documentary film telling the stories of missing and murdered Mexicans and the toll the violence takes on the country.

New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

The prestigious prize has been awarded to the Times team led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and New Yorker contributor Ronan Farrow.

StopFake.org: Ukrainian site fighting fake news on the front line

Stopfake.org is a website dedicated to combatting the spread of fake news.

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