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Malaysiakini Verdict: A Worrying Sign For Online Media?

Premesh Chandran, CEO and Co-Founder, Malaysiakini | Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre For Independent Journalism

19-Feb-21 18:00

Malaysiakini Verdict: A Worrying Sign For Online Media?

The Federal Court handed down a fine of RM500,000 to Malaysiakini for contempt of court, over third-party comments by readers on their website last year. We check in with Premesh Chandran of Malaysiakini, then speak with Wathshlah Naidu for her thoughts on how this will affect online media in the country.

Image Source: Malaysiakini

Produced by: Kelvin Yee, Loo Juosie

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn


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Tags:  Evening EditionPolicy and GovernancePress FreedomMalaysiakiniOnline CourtPress FreedomJournalismGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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