Posted on 18 June 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
HOW is our media measuring up to its role? If some newspapers’ treatment of what constitutes news is anything to go by, it is clear that some among the Malaysian media are not only unprofessional. They are also causing harm to vulnerable groups. Without a doubt, there is evidence that some media are targeting the [...]
Posted in Commentary, Current Issues
Posted on 25 February 2009 By Shanon Shah.
(Dmytro Konstantynov / Dreamstime) PRESS reports that intimate photos of Elizabeth Wong have been exposed and are circulating have opened up a new can of worms. The discussions so far on the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) politician’s case have revolved around our public leaders’ right to privacy. But if it was merely Wong’s privacy that [...]
Posted in Columns, Commentary
Posted on 17 November 2008 By Hafidz Baharom.
THE transvestites involved in the Bachok beauty pageant have finally been sentenced in the Kelantan Syariah Court. One of them, a teacher, was not only found guilty for dressing as a woman, but was transferred from his job posting. It was bad enough that he had to pay a RM1,000 bond to the Kelantan Syariah [...]
Posted in Columns