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Malaysia Falls 18 Places In World Press Freedom Index

Ding Jo-Ann, Adviser, Centre for Independent Journalism

20-Apr-21 19:00

Malaysia Falls 18 Places In World Press Freedom Index

An annual report by Reporters Without Borders (RBF) stated that almost three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed were at least partially blocked. Malaysia was ranked the worst deterioration with the recent implementation of the anti-fake news law. We speak with Ding Jo-Ann to explore how this drop came to be and how we can recover from it.

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Produced by: Tasha Fusil, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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