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

Gutter politics begets media smut

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By Sharifuddin A Latiff Question – Which media agency did not publish grainy black and white screenshots of a sex video in recent weeks? But first, let me take you up the yellow brick road to media utopia in as far as credible, trustworthy and plain simple news which everyone may like and want more … 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

Pakatan ban critical press, supporters jeer articles

Hat-tip to blogger Scott Thong for the image above. By Hartal MSM 2×5 or dua kali lima: Like Pakatan, like blind followers. Erna Mahyuni writing in Insider explains why she has “mostly given up on Pakatan Rakyat”. In her article ‘Press freedom is not selective, Pakatan‘, she writes: “Once I believed DAP could be the … Continue reading

Guardian meet Utusan, Utusan meet Guardian

Pix: Tzipi Livni, former Israel foreign minister How low can some papers go? If in Malaysia we have Utusan, in the UK they have Guardian which plumbs the depths for their malicious distortions. Just Journalism has the following report: 000.-O.-ooo   000.-O.-ooo   000.-O.-ooo   000.-O.-ooo [The Guardian's] Corrections and clarifications column acknowledges pull quote about settlement policy … Continue reading

What do Utusan and DAP have in common?

Utusan Malaysia has slapped its reporter Hata Wahari with charges on eight counts of misconduct. The paper accused Hata of tarnishing the organisation’s image. Hata who is National Union of Journalists (NUJ) president had last year issued statements in defence of press freedom and was given coverage by Malaysiakini, the Malaysian Insider and Merdeka Review … Continue reading

Najib storm in X’mas teacup: Non-Malays over-reacting

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By Sharifuddin A. Latiff The PM’s special officer who made the ‘no-crucifix request’ expressed her “heartfelt regret” in a statement yesterday. Datuk Hardev Kaur clarified that she had merely “requested” for a rostrum to be free from any Christian symbol at the Dec 25 Christmas party where Najib was guest-of-honour. Hardev is a former NST … Continue reading

Anwar wanna take on Kuan Yew, sure or not?

Yesterday, Keadilan Daily reported Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyer Sankara Nair as announcing that the PKR de facto leader intends to sue several media as well as Dr M for defamation regarding the Wikileaks on his alleged sodomy. Keadilan Daily reported today on Anwar challenging Lee Kuan Yew: “Dia ada bukti (tentang tuduhan terhadap saya)? Saya akan … Continue reading

Traitor! Traitor! Traitor!

Pix: Mavi Marmara ready to roll again It was reported today that the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara is returning to Istanbul. The families of the Turks killed during the Israeli raid got together to hold a press conference, the IHH (charity organisation accused of having with links with terrorists) said in its website. The ship … Continue reading

DAP suffers from Tourette’s Syndrome

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Pix: Click on video (below) for demo of LGE’s Tourette’s Syndrome. ‘Seeing is believing’. By Hartal MSM If you’ll trawl this blog, you can find a number of postings critical of MCA, including recent ones. These are mostly in the context of its ownership of the Star and the radio station that sacked DJ Jamaluddin. … Continue reading

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