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The price of free speech

The price of free speech

IN his commentary on the National Union of Journalists’ proposed “fair reporting pledge”, former MySinchew editor Bob Teoh urged journalists to refrain from unethical reporting. He noted that fair reporting might come at a cost, whether in increased union dues or decreased chances of promotion. Teoh’s sentiments about both the possibility and the price of [...]

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The cost of losing credibility

The cost of losing credibility

ON 17 June 2010, a startling accusation was made against the Malaysian armed forces. The father of Sergeant N Tharmendran said in a police report that his son, who has been charged with stealing two jet engines from the Sungai Besi air base, was tortured by officers to confess to the theft. The Royal Malaysian [...]

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Business council mum over Rosmah ad

Business council mum over Rosmah ad

PETALING JAYA, 21 June 2010: The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), which conferred the prime minister’s wife an award in New York in April, has remained mum about whether it was the party which placed a congratulatory advertisement in the New York Times (NYT) for her. BCIU president Peter J Tichansky did not respond [...]

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Rosmah ad placed on govt’s behalf

Rosmah ad placed on govt’s behalf

PETALING JAYA, 11 May 2010: A recent two-page spread in the New York Times, costing thousands of US dollars and featuring the prime minister’s wife, was placed on behalf of the Malaysian government. In an e-mail response to questions from The Nut Graph, the New York Times said: “The advertisement was placed by an ad [...]

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Promoting Rosmah

Promoting Rosmah

Rosmah Mansor (Source: upsi.edu.my)MANY Malaysian political blogs have already started to sneer at Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor‘s official website. This is, perhaps, not surprising. After all, her husband, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, had to deal with highly acidic public opinion even before he assumed office in April 2009. There are valid questions about [...]

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Rosmah: Use internet wisely

PUTRAJAYA, 4 Aug 2009: The prime minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, today urged internet users to wisely screen information in cyberspace, and not be easily influenced with defamatory and seditious messages. She said this was because of the current trend where technological advancement was used to disseminate such messages. “The advancement in information technology [...]

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