Behind every great fall is the media

By Reina SOMETIME in June 1971, President Richard M. Nixon was looking at his daughter’s wedding photo published in the New York Times. His eyes were drawn to the story beside the photo – this was the start of the end for Nixon. The Pentagon Papers. Then came a series of stories in the Washington … Continue reading

Stop pretending to be the people’s paper

By Reina On Monday, The Star published a commentary ‘Stop pretending to be in power’ by Baradan Kuppusamy saying the Pakatan Rakyat should stop living an illusion by pretending to be the Perak government when Pakatan is actually the opposition. It’s amazing that a commentary that lacks depth and hardly a whiff of an attempt … Continue reading

Showdown at the OTK corral

By Reina THE commentary in yesterday’s Sunday Star probably wanted to make MCA President Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat look like John Wayne trying to clean up vermin-infested Dodge City and that he (OTK) has been as misunderstood as James Dean. Problem is OTK does not emerge looking like a hero. All it looks like … Continue reading