Friday, December 2, 2016

Photojournalists Lay Down Their DSLRs as a Protest in South Korea

Petikan petapixel.com 1/12/2016
Japan and South Korea signed a pact on military intelligence sharing last week, authorities decided to do the signing in private, closing off the ceremony to the press. Unhappy about this decision, photojournalists decided to protest the media blackout by laying down their cameras...LAGI.....
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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

MB enggan mohon maaf ‘sampai kiamat’, Umno akur desakan media

Petikan themalaymailonline - 22.11.2016
KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Nov ― Sifat keras hati menteri besar Pahang yang enggan memohon maaf kepada wartawan, selepas dihalau dari konvensyen Umno negeri, tidak selari dengan parti itu.
Ketua penerangan Umno berkata wartawan tidak melakukan kesilapan ketika menghadiri konvensyen itu Sabtu lalu, namun wujud salah faham apabila mereka diminta meninggalkan majlis...LAGI...
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Media and the manufacturing of the American president

Petikan www.middleeastmonitor.com - 8/11/2016
In spite of the turmoil that has been engulfing Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Libya, the American presidential elections seem to be attracting lots of media attention.  In global media the race for the White House is turning, as ever, into a media event. Passionate reporters in the west as well as many other parts of the world closely follow the day-to-day developments of the campaign namely the significance of the opinion polls and candidates’ televised debates....LAGI...
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Media Diversity And The 2016 Election: How A Mostly White Press Corps Influences Campaign Coverage

Petikan ibtimes.com - 
African-American female journalist shadowing Republican presidential candidates during the 2012 election cycle, Juana Summers was, at times, the only person of color in the room. But nothing crystallized her minority status more than when one of her white male press corps colleagues asked for an interview, assuming the 27-year-old Missouri native was simply a black voter captivated by a candidate’s stump speech...LAGI...
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Social media causes some users to rethink their views on an issue

Petikan http://www.pewresearch.org/-7/11/2016
 on social media – as in real life – isn’t always pretty. In an election season marked by partisan animosity, a recent Pew Research Center report found that many social media users describe their political encounters online as stressful and frustrating, and nearly four-in-ten have taken steps to block or minimize the political content they see from other users...LAGI....
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Monday, November 7, 2016

Legendary Journalist Dan Rather Just Declared War On Trump & The Media That Enables Him

Petikan http://occupydemocrats.com/  - 2 Jun 2016
Iconic reporter Dan Rather spoke out on Facebook today, encouraging political journalists to use their backbones as well as their keyboards, in covering the neo-fascist presumptive Republican Presidential nominee. The call to action by the former host of the CBS Evening News – which you can see in full below – comes at a time when the entire mainstream news media seems to suddenly have woken from their week ratings party hangovers and decided that in fact, the job of the press is to vet political candidates – get this – while they are still running for office...LAGI...
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Brunei Times announces shutdown

Petikan freemalaysiatoday - 7/11/2016
PETALING JAYA: Brunei Darussalam broadsheet Brunei Times has announced its closure, ten years after its inception in 2006.
The English daily announced on its front page that today’s edition would be its last.

“The Brunei Times no longer has sustainable resources to continue its media and publication operations and the company’s Board of Directors have agreed that the best course of action is to close down the paper,” the front page announcement read...LAGI....
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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Bikers in red rough up Star team

Petikan thestar.com.my- 16/10/2016
KUALA SELANGOR: The Star journalists covering the Bersih 5.0 convoy were harassed by a group of anti-Bersih supporters outside a hypermarket here and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned the actions of the group...LAGI....
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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bloomberg TV Malaysia (BTVM) off-air after one year and RM40m investment

From http://www.theedgemarkets.com/ 15.09.2016
KUALA LUMPUR: Bloomberg TV Malaysia (BTVM), the first international business news channel localised for Malaysian audience is going off the air about a year after it made its debut. The business news channel company has seen an investment of over RM40 million since 2014, according to an interview with Michael Chan, chief executive officer of BTVM....LAGI....
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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Akhbar dikecam ‘perlekeh’ pingat perak beregu

Petikan Free Malaysia Today - 18/08/2016
Akhbar dikecam ‘perlekeh’ pingat perak beregu 
PETALING JAYA: Dua akhbar harian berbahasa Melayu, Kosmo! dan Berita Harian hari inidikecam netizen selepas laporanseolah-olah merendahkan kejayaan beregu campuran negara selepas tewas kepada Indonesia semalam.
Beregu Malaysia Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying ditewaskan pasangan Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad-Liliyana Natsir dalam masa 45 minit dengan dua set 14-21, 12-21.negara ....LAGI
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Saturday, May 7, 2016

BBC Arabic presenter resigns amid biased news on Syria

Petikan dailysabah.com - May 4, 2016
BBC Arabic presenter resigns amid biased news on Syria
A British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Arabic presenter has resigned amid biased news content covering the five-year-old civil war in Syria, particularly Aleppo, by the news outlet...LAGI....
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Obama scolds media about ‘reality show’ Trump coverage

Petikan Yahoo News - May 7, 2016
Pres. Barack Obama scolded the media on Friday over its coverage of Donald Trump’s unorthodox campaign, entreating reporters to skip “the spectacle and the circus” of the 2016 race. He urged reporters to instead dig into the candidates’ positions on the economy and the military. As if on cue, he was then asked about the bombastic entrepreneur’s tweet about a taco bowl...LAGI...
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Friday, April 15, 2016

Salute to Said Zahari: The Mandela of Malaysian and Singaporean journalism has passed on

Petikan malaymailonline - 14/04/2016
Salute to Said Zahari: The Mandela of Malaysian and Singaporean journalism has passed on — Jomo KS
Thursday April 14, 2016
APRIL 14 — More than anyone else in Malaysia and Singapore, Said Zahari’s name will surely be immortalised as symbolising the struggle for press freedom. The defining moment was, of course, theUtusan Melayu strike of 1961, when he led his colleagues to resist the takeover of the newspaper by interests tied to Umno, the ruling party then and now...LAGI...
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Monday, March 14, 2016

Goodbye from The Malaysian Insider

Petikan themalaysianoutsider - 14/03/2016
Goodbye from The Malaysian Insider
BY JAHABAR SADIQ, EDITOR
Published: 14 March 2016 11:58 AM
The Malaysian Insider ceases publication at midnight today. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Jahabar Sadiq, March 14, 2016.
Goodbye readers from near and far, and those reading us in Malaysia despite the government block.

The Edge Media Group has decided to shut down The Malaysian Insider from midnight today, for commercial reasons. Perhaps it is fitting that we go offline at the start of the Ides of March...LAGI...
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Sunday, February 28, 2016

A journalist's dilemma: Be first or be right?

Petikan astrowani.com - 27/02/2016
A journalist's dilemma: Be first or be right?
Hafiz Marzukhi, Astro Awani |  February 27, 2016 13:27 MYT
I was faced with this situation yesterday, while covering the aftermath of the Royal Military Air Force (RMAF) jet emergency landing in Kuala Selangor. Journalists write the first draft of history. Whether it is the latest policy announced by the government or some breaking crisis or disaster, we find ourselves stuck in the thick of it...LAGI...
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Five TMI editors investigated under three acts

Petikan Free Malaysia Today - 27/02/2016
Five TMI editors investigated under three acts
KUALA LUMPUR: Five editors from The Malaysian Insider (TMI) were investigated under three acts for four hours at Bukit Aman federal police headquarters here today.
The five were editor and chief executive officer Jahabar Sadiq, managing editor Lionel Morais, assistant news editor V Anbalagan, assistant chief sub-editor Abdar Rahman Koya and Bahasa assistant chief sub-editor Srihanasham Noordin...LAGI....
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Media leaders urge tougher protection for journalists

Petikan newsyahoo.com - February 5, 2016  
Leaders urge tougher protection for journalists
Associated Press 
PARIS (AP) — World media executives are urging governments to stop looking at journalists as the enemy, and to better protect reporters covering wars, crime and corruption...LAGI...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

What went wrong with al-Jazeera – and how can it be fixed?

What went wrong with al-Jazeera – and how can it be fixed?
Exactly five years ago, the world was captivated by the sight of millions of Egyptians ousting a tyrant after decades of ironfisted rule. The world watched all this through acclaimed and garlanded coverage on al-Jazeera, in what was billed as a “breakthrough” moment for the network worldwide. The protesters in Tahrir Square watched themselves on the network’s Arabic service, erecting impromptu cinema screens using sheets of white cloth...LAGI....
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Thursday, February 4, 2016

M’sian diplomat ‘defecating’ gives newsreader the giggles

Petikan Free Malaysia Today - February 4, 2016
New Zealand newsreader Hilary Barry cracks-up on camera and cannot keep a straight face even when she has to report on a serious news incident right after.

PETALING JAYA: New Zealand newsreader Hilary Barry got a serious case of the giggles yesterday as she reported on the case of Malaysian diplomat Mohammed Rizalman Ismail having an “emergency defecation situation” that led him to relieve himself on the porch of a young woman in Wellington...MORE....
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Clampdown on social media won't stop dissenting voices': Former minister

PETALING JAYA - The clampdown on social media, including shutting down blogs, will not stop the people from talking, said former Cabinet minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz. Such a move would be counterproductive, as people would conti­nue to voice out when provided the opportunity to do so, she said....MORE......

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Kesilapan Teknikal Penerbitan TV Yang Berulang


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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Slow Internet speed works in favour of Astro

Petikan Business News 26 Januari 2016
Slow Internet speed works in favour of Astro
PETALING JAYA: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd should ride through the near-term ripples of US-based multinational provider of on-demand Internet streaming media Netflix’s entry into the local market as the pay-TV operator has much wider content. Nomura Research said in a report that the relatively slow Internet speed in Malaysia could also be a factor that works in Astro’s favour, as the present quality of telco infrastructure in the country could hinder good video streaming experience, which would be necessary for Netflix to take off...MORE...
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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Journalist wearing headscarf denied entry at European Parliment

Petikan Daily SABAH, EUROPE 21 JANUARY 2016
Journalist wearing headscarf denied entry at European Parliment
The European Parliament briefly refused to let in an Anadolu Agency journalist on Thursday after she refused to remove her headscarf for an ID photo. The Anadolu Agency correspondent was already accredited to cover the plenary session of the European Parliament and follow the participation of the Turkish Minister for EU Volkan Bozk─▒r...MORE...
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Rombakan dalam industri media?

Petikan Malaysiakini (BM Version) 23 Januari 2016
Rombakan Dalam Industri Media?
Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak mengukuhkan kedudukannya di tengah-tengah skandal 'derma' dan melancarkan serangan balas terhadap para pengkritiknya, industri media telah menjadi salah satu mangsa pertama. Ini ditambah pula dengan ekonomi yang lembap, yang menyebabkan kemerosotan pendapatan dari iklan dan ini telah memberi kesan, khususnya, ke atas sejumlah laman web berita dalam talian...LAGI....
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