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Contradictions In Madani Govt Media Freedom Commitment

Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre for Independent Journalism

29-May-24 07:30

Contradictions In Madani Govt Media Freedom Commitment

National-level celebrations for HAWANA 2024 (National Journalists Day) were held in Kuching, Sarawak over the weekend. During the event, comments by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on the relevance of World Press Freedom Index rankings raised questions about the government's commitment to free, independent media. We discuss the divergence between government rhetoric and action concerning news media with Wathshlah Naidu of the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ).

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