Freeing the fourth estate, finally


Jahabar Sadiq

From falling readerships among print titles, shrinking audiences among broadcasters and increasing scrutiny across all sectors of the media, the Malaysian Media Council is tasked with keeping the industry free and responsible to itself and the audience. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 16, 2020.

DEPENDING on how it’s perceived, the Malaysian media sector is now a few laps away from fulfilling a 45-year quest to regulate itself, and the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government took another step to keep its promises.

Both are worthy of celebrating in a nation where a small step is a giant leap at times. 


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  • Congratulations to the program committee. Much more to be done for a better Malaysia.

    Posted 8 months ago by Szarina Shakir