Remember how journalists jobless in ’87 were left to cope on their own?

By Reina

One of the editors recently said that in the first month, there was a lot of sympathy from friends and opposition politicians and activists. As the months passed, sympathy waned. By the time the third month came, the free food and sympathy was almost nil and the jobless journalists found that their savings were almost depleted.

Flashback: How the editors froze during Kg Medan

Either put up or ship out like ntv7’s Wong did By Reina When race riots broke out at Kampung Medan in 2001 between Indians and Malays, the editors of a particular newspaper waited for a response from the government as to how they should report the story. This is how it usually is with issues … Continue reading