Trust the MSM, says Najib?

by Eyes Wide Open HAHAHAHAHAAHAHA!!!!! Sorry for the outburst, but I really couldn’t contain myself. But seriously, Najib’s latest comments about the MSM should be given the respect it deserves. So here’s my 2 sens on what he said. “If we read the mainstream media, intuitively we regard it as an authoritative report where its … Continue reading

“All Your Brain Are Belong To Us!”

by Eyes Wide Open The govt has finally dropped all pretenses of allowing media freedom, despite Najib’s glowing words at the National Press Club-Naza Awards Night held not even four moons ago. This piece of news certainly sounds like the death knell of all views that do not conform to the official version. ——————— Panel … Continue reading

“Don’t tell my mother I work in the Malaysian MSM, she thinks I play the piano in a whorehouse…”

by Eyes Wide Open

I can’t help but recall the title of a book written by Jacques Seguela (founder of the global advertising juggernaut Euro RSCG) – “Don’t tell my mother I work in an advertising agency, she thinks I play the piano in a whorehouse…”

But when I substitute the words “advertising agency” with “Malaysian media”, it seems so much less like an outlandish joke and so much more like reality…

The Malaysian MSM’s Bullet In Aminul’s Head

by Eyes Wide Open

The police were CHASING the car, so how could the vehicle be said to have been used to attack them?

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

MSM Maths: 1,400 > 230,000?

by Crankster The mainstream media is a strange animal. Sensation is its main course while spin-doctoring is both the appetizer and the dessert, especially in Malaysia. Scandals make excellent sensational news. So do disasters. Take the most recent disaster for example. Immediately after the earthquake in Haiti, there was plenty of noise made about how … Continue reading

The country can’t be built on APCO speeches!

As I read the following article, I felt my breakfast pick itself up from my stomach and slowly begin its journey up my esophagus. Even the previous night’s delicacies couldn’t help but begin its migration from my intestines. I’d like to offer a punch-by-punch rebuttal on this blatant lie perpetuated by the Malaysian MSM. If … Continue reading

Should APCO Speechwriters Run Our Country?

By Eyes Wide Open APCO seems to be really earning their million-ringgit PR contract. Najib’s speeches are taking on that warm and fuzzy glow. One might almost mistake him for the Malaysian version of Obama if one was not aware of the long list of controversies surrounding him. The Malaysian Insider reported a glowing speech … Continue reading

4.5% Growth? What About Our 25% Drop In Reserves?

By Eyes Wide Open The government announced a 4.5% economic growth for the last quarter. This is immediately hailed in all the MSM as a recovery for Malaysia due to the success of the government’s pump priming. Really? Consider this analysis published in the Asian Sentinel: ———————— Malaysia’s Disastrous Capital Flight Written by Our Correspondent … Continue reading

Propaganda – similarities between the Nazis & BN

by Eyes Wide Open While doing research on media manipulation and propaganda techniques used by governments to maintain their grip on power, I came across an interesting website by the The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. It was a trasure trove of information about the Nazi atrocities, and they had several articles about how the … Continue reading