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......