Come join artists/activists at Ops Bilang*

Posted on Monday, October 18th, 2010

Ops Bilang* – an operation to dissect complex issues of our time – with artists/activists as ‘surgeons’! Artis/aktivis membilang pada kita isu penting sezaman. Tuesday, October 26 · 8:00pm – 10:00pm Annexe Gallery Central Market, Kuala Lumpur Amir Muhammad – Kewarganegaraan Anne James – Religious freedom Fahmi Fadzil – Workers’ rights Fahmi Reza – Hak [...]

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CIJ, Charter 200, WAMI: Use of undercover journalism in exposing racism, public interest issues

Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

We are three civil society organisations concerned with events transpiring from the media expose of a high-ranking government officer who had allegedly uttered mocking words against minority ethnic groups and the subsequent media expose of the reporter involved. The controversies have raised concerns regarding freedom of expression and media ethics that need to be discussed [...]

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CIJ: Independent country, but media remains shackled

Posted on Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

As we celebrate anew the liberation of Malaya from colonialisation, the Centre for Independent Journalism is compelled to remind all that the mass media, a pivotal democratic institution, is still shackled at great cost to the development of the nation as a mature and modern society. There are many factors impinging on media freedom, but [...]

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