M’sian apartheid

In the Malay Mail … this article, ‘No’ to non-Malays in Kg Baru i.e. objection to certain races living in certain areas Apartheid dictionary definition: a political system in which members of different races had different political and social rights and lived, travelled, spent their free time, etc apart from each other (sound familiar?)

Is Malay Mail so desperate for publicity?

by Eyes Wide Open Yesterday Reina posed some very pertinent questions about why the Chief Editor of the Malay Mail, Ahiruddin Attan (better known as Rocky) cried “Thief, Thief!” in his blog when Malaysia Today carried the Malay Mail’s scoop on the MIC’s dark secret. Reina wrote: “More importantly: Why did Rocky make this ‘Thief! … Continue reading


by Reina SCOOPS are to die for. It is so orgasmic, better than sex even. Because you see your name in print, the story you wrote is being read by thousands of people, when you are out at parties or gatherings and people recall seeing your name in print. The recognition, the gratitude people show … Continue reading

Why is Malay Mail exposing MIC’s deep dark secret?

by Eyes Wide Open ——————– Ex-MIC strongman says he ‘cheated’ in 1977 party polls (The Malay Mail, 7 September 2009) – FORMER MIC strongman Datuk V. Govindaraj has made public a dark secret that could have altered the presidency of the party. Govindaraj has confessed that he pocketed 30 votes meant for Datuk S. Subramaniam … Continue reading

Spinning the news for Permatang Pasir: how to read partisan blogs (and news) 2

By Malaysian Heart Spin is defined as interpreting an event in a particular way so as to manipulate public opinion for or against a certain organization or public figure. It is a form of propaganda, albeit a subtle one; while some propaganda uses outright lies, spin uses half truths and concealment. The techniques of spin … Continue reading