Deja vu at The Star

By Reina The letter issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission on August 18 which led to the suspension does not state exactly what was the offence allegedly committed by Jamaluddin Ibrahim, the DJ at Star’s 98.8 FM. It was the same thing back in 1987 when no one really knew what the exact … 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.