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<em>Kosmo!</em>‘s offence

Kosmo!‘s offence

THE media are at it again. Sensationalising the news, reporting inaccurately and unfairly, and worst of all, having no regard for the personal damage a report may have on a party. The latest of irresponsible and unethical reporting was in Kosmo!‘s 27 July 2009 edition that front-paged celebrated filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad who passed away from […]

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Indira Gandhi’s search goes on

Indira Gandhi’s search goes on

BETWEEN 27 April and 3 May 2009, the Tamil papers continued to devote space to M Indira Gandhi’s quest to get her daughter back from her estranged and Muslim-convert husband. The absence of Tamil-language classes in a local university, and land right issues involving the Catholic Church were also highlighted during the week. Hunt for […]

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Not without my baby

Not without my baby

FOR the week of 20 to 26 April 2009, Tamil papers highlighted M Indira Gandhi’s continued struggle to get back her 11-month-old baby from her Muslim-convert husband. The papers also reported on the shares offered to Indian Malaysians by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), and the anger of Indian Malaysians, particularly Tamil Malaysians against India’s support […]

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Conversion without consent

Conversion without consent

STORIES that dominated the Tamil press for the week of 13 to 19 April 2009 continued to be about the conversion of children to Islam without a parent’s consent and a mother’s fight for these children. The Tamil press also looked at the neverending cycle of violence in the Indian Malaysian community. Forced conversion The […]

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Rumblings in MIC

Rumblings in MIC

FOR the week of 6 to 12 April 2009, the news in the Tamil press was almost the same as that in the English papers. Coverage was focused on the results of the triple by-elections and the announcement of the new cabinet. Where it differed was in the way the papers highlighted the MIC’s unhappiness […]

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Baby converted to Islam

Baby converted to Islam

FOR the week of 30 March to 5 April 2009, the stories that dominated the Tamil press were not unlike what the other publications focused on: Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s appointment as the nation’s sixth prime minister (PM). However, one issue that really got the Indian Malaysian community riled up was the controversial conversion of […]

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