IRC meets media reps to review MCMC role

Melati A. Jalil

Screenshot of the website. IT was among two Malaysiakini sister sites which were blocked by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission on election night. – The Malaysian Insight, June 1, 2018

THE Institutional Reforms Committee (IRC) today held another meeting with media representatives, discussing, among others, the role of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), said Premesh Chandran, CEO of independent news site Malaysiakini.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Premesh said he was asked to explain about the blocking of the portal’s sister site, a live election results site, on the election night.

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