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Kadir blames ‘4th-floor boys’ for Utusan Malaysia’s demise

Veteran newsman says political interference in the paper and other mainstream media saw them being rejected.

Tycoon Syed Mokhtar gains control of Utusan’s KDN permits

Newspaper company sells 70% stake in its permit-holder to a company believed to be controlled by Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary and which owns a stake in Media Prima.

Prince Harry to sue tabloids over phone-hacking

Harry said the treatment of Meghan by sections of the British press was reminiscent of their approach to his mother Diana.

Utusan Malaysia, Kosmo! fly off shelves day after public appeal to...

Copies of Utusan Melayu Bhd's two flagship publications sold out in many sundry shops, convenience stores and petrol stations in the Klang Valley.

Utusan Malaysia faces delisting, ‘to cease on Wednesday’

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the company says it has not been able to resolve its cash flow problem.

No orders to media from PH govt, says Kadir Jasin

He says editors and journalists can do whatever they want to do with their newspapers as nobody is controlling them any more.

Cyberattack hits US newspaper distribution

The attack led to distribution delays in the Saturday edition of The Times, Tribune, Sun and other newspapers that share a production platform in Los Angeles.

Repeal PPPA first, then talk about media council, Putrajaya told

The Centre for Independent Journalism says it will be difficult for journalists to behave ethically as long as the Printing Presses and Publications Act is still in force.

Swiss intelligence helped foil alleged Russian plot to spy on government...

Swiss and Dutch newspapers reported that the suspected agents were heading for the Spiez laboratory near Bern which analyses chemical and biological weapons.

Facebook blocked in Tripoli and other cities as fighting rages

Access to the web is controlled by state firms and monitored by security bodies which are effectively controlled by armed groups working with the powerless UN-backed government in Tripoli.

‘Thank you, heroes’ – press hail Croatia squad

Despite losing in the final, the Croatian press was quick to laud the national football team's achievements.

‘At the gates of paradise’: French media see World Cup coming...

The French media is optimistic about their country's team's chances of winning the World Cup.

Malaysian state-linked media left scrambling after polls upset

They have wasted no time in switching their support to the new government.

Mainstream media should be fair, say BN leaders

The alleged bias of mainstream media reports in favour of the PH government since the general election is worrying some BN leaders.

Zahid: Political party newspaper sold openly to face KDN action

The home minister says permit only allows circulation to members but copies are on sale at news vendors and shops.

Canada’s largest newspaper publishers face competition probe

Torstar and Postmedia are being investigated by the Competition Bureau for "alleged anti-competitive conduct".

Court allows Khairuddin to advertise lawsuit to recover US$27m diamond from...

The order was granted after three failed attempts to serve court documents at the businessman's home address in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, says lawyer.

Najib condemns ‘fake news’ and lies

PM says fake news represents a cancer at the heart of journalism which can have serious effects.