Reviews & Reports

Freedom House study finds mounting threats to Internet freedom

Posted on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Cyberattacks, politically motivated censorship, and government control over internet infrastructure are among the diverse and growing threats to internet freedom, according to Freedom on the Net 2011: A Global Assessment of Internet and Digital Media,a new study released today by Freedom House.

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How freedom of expression in Malaysia fared in 2010

Posted on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

“Freedom of Expression in Malaysia in 2010″ is a review by the Centre for Independent for Journalism (CIJ) Malaysia of the FoE landscape. CIJ FOE_web_160211

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Freedom of Expression in Malaysia in 2009: An Annual Review by CIJ

Posted on Saturday, May 8th, 2010

The Centre for Independent for Journalism (CIJ) is proud to unveil its annual review on freedom of expression in Malaysia for the year 2009. The review captures the significant events and provides a critical commentary of the year’s state of freedom of expression. View more documents from Centre for Independent Journalism.

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Malaysian Media’s Role in Reporting Corruption: A Public Opinion Survey

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Article Index Executive Summary Context Role of Media as Source of information on Incidence of Corruption Public Attitudes towards Media Reporting on Corruption 1. Executive Summary The incidence of corruption and the extent to which it afflicts society is an indicator of governance and development to the extent that it is typically the most important [...]

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Triple by-elections April 2009: A media monitoring

Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2009

The full report of monitoring on the coverage of the Bukit Gantang, Bukit Selambau and Batang Ai by-election. The media monitored were online based Malaysiakini.com, The Malaysian Insider, The Nut Graph, print dailies theSun, The Star, New Straits Times and Utusan Malaysia.     The full report of monitoring on the coverage of the Bukit [...]

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Malaysia: Media Independence Survey 2008

Posted on Friday, April 10th, 2009

Article Index The Slide Presentation Background & Context Introduction News. Information Access Vague Understanding of Media Independence Demands for Greater Media Independence Power To Change Lies In The Hands Of Others Lower Recognition Of Civil Society Efforts To Promote Media Independence Conclusion 1. The slide presentations Media Independence Survey 2008 – Malaysia View more presentations [...]

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Malaysia: Freedom of Expression 2008

Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Freedom of Expression in Malaysia in 2008: An Annual Review by CIJ View more documents from Centre for Independent Journalism. The debate for freedom of expression intensified in 2008 following the 12th general election, that is now known as the “political tsunami”. Thanks to the changing political landscape, freedom of expression made an impact on [...]

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Media Monitoring Report on 2008 General Election

Posted on Saturday, March 29th, 2008

The full report of monitoring on the coverage of the Malaysian general election in 2008. A collaboration with Charter 2000-Aliran and Writers’ Alliance for Media Independence (WAMI), the monitoring took place between February 25- March 8. Malaysia: Media Monitoring on the 2008 General Election Coverage View more documents from Centre for Independent Journalism.

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Freedom of Expression 2007: A year of persecutions

Posted on Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Freedom of Expression in Malaysia in 2007: An Annual Review by CIJ View more documents from Centre for Independent Journalism. Overall, the state of freedom of expression in 2007 marks a further deterioration compared to 2006. While 2006 was highlighted by the suspension of newspapers due to the Muhammad caricature, the closure of public discussion [...]

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Media and information in Malaysia 2004-05

Posted on Thursday, May 12th, 2005

Article Index Internet users harassed, journalists mistreated Legal arsenal intact Summary of the state of media and information in Malaysia (2004-2005), in conjunction with World Press Freedom Day on May 3. Internet users harassed, journalists mistreated Government promises, in particular from the new Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, of more media freedom in Malaysia have [...]

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