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Landmark #14: The Press

K. Shanmuga, Lawyer

03-Jun-16 15:00

Landmark #14: The Press

Lawyer K. Shanmuga looks at how two recent court rulings affect media freedom in Malaysia. The first one - Pahang Menteri Besar vs. Utusan Melayu - prohibits public officials from suing reporters for defamation, and the other - a Federal Court decision - allows journalists to protect sources by keeping their identities confidential.


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Tags:  Landmark RulingShanmuga KanesalingamPress FreedomFourth EstateDefamationAnonymous SourcesWhistleblowerDerbyshire PrincipleFree SpeechlandmarkseriesonllGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current AffairsMovies, Entertainment, Events


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