In conjunction with World Press Freedom Day, veteran journalist Datuk Ahirudin Attan says those in media industry need to stick their necks out more and that politicians need not view journalists as the enemy. Also in our news round-up, new Inspector General of Police reports for duty and DAP’s Lim Guan Eng urges graft busters to probe claims of corrupt politicians.
National Press Club of Malaysia president Datuk Ahirudin Attan says latest law on fake news regarding Covid-19 is regressive and open to abuse.
While major news organisations have downsized, new news websites have been mushrooming. Newcomer Petra News has lined up bullish plans to become a media conglomerate. Will the new titles set the tone or suffer the same fate as their established peers?
Following the outbreak of Covid-19, the National Press Club of Malaysia started several initiatives to assist members of the Press through its Journalist Welfare Fund.
In a bid to assist the media fraternity combat Covid-19, the National Press Club of Malaysia (NPC) has initiated a fund-raiser through its Journalist Welfare Fund.
National Press Club of Malaysia president Datuk Ahirudin Attan calls for media fraternity to come together and make Malaysian Media Council a reality, stressing such an entity should rightfully be led by a journalist serving the interests of the media industry and society at large.
Newly elected National Press Club (NPC) of Malaysia president Datuk Ahirudin Attan says reviving the club to its glory days will be interesting and challenging given the changing media landscape as welfare of journalists in Malaysia and spirit of brotherhood remain his team’s top priority.