The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) views with grave concern the rounds of questioning that the Securities Commission (SC) has been conducting on three journalists since last week related to their reports about possible corporate misgovernance in a furniture manufacturer.
Tags: journalist welfare
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) notes with concern the action taken against a local television station's host and producer for the program Point of View, Florence Looi, for having asked her guests to rate the performance of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak in his 100 days in office. Since the program was aired on [...]
Tags: journalist welfare, media ownership
Today's dawning of World Press Freedom Day shows a Malaysia where media freedom is not merely at risk, but where the role of journalists is being continually denigrated by officials and politicians who repeatedly show their lack of respect for the profession and its importance in safeguarding democracy.
Tags: journalist welfare, WPFD