Tag: Press Freedom
Johan Jaafar says welfare was not taken into account, the decision to liquidate was only out of business interest.
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.
In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the company says it has not been able to resolve its cash flow problem.
The Australian government has come under pressure to safeguard freedom of the press after controversial police raids targeted members of the media.
Lembah Pantai Umno's action amounts to a restriction on media freedom and is a form of racial discrimination, says Geramm.
He calls for rational understanding of press freedom.
Jeniri Amir of Unimas alleges that politicians continue to pull the strings.
Article 19 says 'biased and hateful' reporting on minority groups continues while the Centre for Independent Journalism says media-related legislation needs to be removed.
RTM should not become synonymous with PH. Civil society should push for equal coverage in mainstream government-owned media.
The communications minister says all political parties including from the opposition should be able to share their plans and vision for Sandakan.
Beijing's methods to exert influence goes beyond its borders.
Judge reprimands the accused for changing his plea at the last minute after an adjournment to wait for his lawyer.
The Rappler site and Maria Ressa are being hit with tax evasion charges and a libel case after clashing repeatedly with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over his deadly crackdown on narcotics that has killed thousands.
Officials such as China’s local legal chief Wang Zhenmin argued that publicly advocating pro-independence views would be a violation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law.
Minister of communications and multimedia agrees with new arguments over media ownership but says government just wants free media.
Black-clad protesters marched with banners, flags and balloons with the faces of the two jailed Reuters journalists - Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo - printed on them.
The political secretary to Lim Kit Siang says this is because the country does not practise the jury system.
The motion, which was tabled by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew Vui Keong for first reading, will be debated at this sitting.
The minister says the government has become more willing to embrace freedom of press since GE14.
The London-based journalist who runs Sarawak Report reacts to Najib Razak's arrest.
Without naming any countries, he decried attacks on press freedom by "so-called democratic" governments, saying bad decisions were sometimes made with "white gloves".
After complaint of heavy-handed treatment by bodyguards, PKR de facto leader apologises and says he recognises efforts of the mass media.
The former editor is under investigation following 30 complaints in response to an article about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man agrees with the need for press freedom, but says it cannot be absolute.