Bersih 2.0 – One Paper Dares To Tell The Truth

by Eyes Wide Open The Edge Daily published a surprising eyewitness report by its staff writer, Max Koh, who was covering the Bersih 2.0 march. In a blow-by-blow commentary, Max’s article traces his experiences during the historic 709 march. Not a single one of the other MSMs, print, electronic or broadcast, dared to deviate from … Continue reading

Star-tling Stupidity

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by Eyes Wide Open What a fiasco! More than that, it just demonstrates how removed from reality the movers and shakers in Malaysia are. The Star Online created a poll to ask if the Bersih rally should be allowed. Specifically the question asked was: “What is your view of the proposed Bersih 2.0 rally on … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Hata Wahari

By Sharifuddin A Latiff On 18th September 2010, Reina of HartalMSM wrote “NUJ died a long time ago” which Hata Wahari who had just been elected the NUJ president took notice and posted a comment. Shortly after, I and another HartalMSM member had the privilege of meeting Hata in person to touch base on matters … Continue reading

Malaysian Media Promotes Racist Fascism

Is it just us, or does this picture look REALLY familiar?

by Eyes Wide Open You can always predict the mood of the BN by reading between the lines of MSM reports. Leading up to the 2008 elections, the mood was arrogance personified as page after page was rife with stories of how great BN politicians are, how stupid Opposition politicians were and how subservient the … Continue reading

New Definition Of “Trial By Media” Courtesy of Utusan

by Eyes Wide Open In 2010, A-G Abd Gani Patail advised Khir Toyo not to pursue a trial-by-media in his land fraud case. He said that whatever he said in the media could be used against him and “The more you say, the more you are going to hurt yourself.” This is probably the first case in the world … Continue reading

Interlok – Shameless lies by DPM & media

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by Eyes Wide Open Today could be one of the darkest days in Malaysian media for a long time. Because the media chose to publish what is obviously one of the most blatant lies ever told by those in power, surpassing the “looks like me, sounds like me, but not sure if it’s me” episode. … Continue reading

Arrest Datuk T, and don’t forget the reporters and editors!

By Reina In Malaysia, you are free to take pictures or videos of your naked self or while doing sexual acts. But the minute you distribute these pictures or video clips or screen them in public places, that’s when the law kicks in and it is deemed a criminal offence. This is where Datuk T, … Continue reading

Niat Baik, Niat Jahat

Lies – and there lies the problem By Reina Lie #1 Earlier this afternoon, the Deputy Prime Minister cum Education Minister said MIC President G. Palanivel was speaking to the three Indian members of the evaluation committee on the Interlok novel at that point in time. This piece of news was flashed on TV and … Continue reading

Kg Buah Pala vs Ladang Bkt Jalil – Stinking MSM Hypocrisy

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by Eyes Wide Open When the Kg Buah Pala issue exploded in 2009, there was a huge outcry from residents, NGOs and politicians. The Kg Buah Pala residents were portrayed as helpless victims of an uncaring State government and unscrupulous developer. The image frequently portrayed of the villagers were of poor victims on the verge … Continue reading

10,000 dead sepets

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By Eyes Wide Open Now THAT makes a funny cartoon! By Berita Harian’s journalism benchmark. There was a ‘minor’ outcry over Berita Harian’s cartoon of Ultraman running for his life from a deadly tsunami. Malaysians of all creeds and colours were united in condemnation of such an insensitive treatment of the greatest natural tragedy to … Continue reading

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