CIJ making loud demands, and then what?

By Hartal MSM The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and Wami just drafted an online petition — which among other things — demanded by the end of the month for: 1. An explanation by NTV7 and TV2 on the latest incidents of alleged censorship. 2. An unequivocal assurance from the Prime Minister that no one … Continue reading

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

Resignation at ntv7 and censorship

Dr Mustafa K Anuar & Anil Netto Charter 2000-Aliran is deeply troubled by the reported resignation of ntv7 senior producer of ‘Editor’s Time’, Joshua Wong, over what he considered to be excessive self-censorship and unwanted government interference in the station’s editorial independence. We salute Wong for his resolute and unwavering stand on journalistic independence and … Continue reading