National Press Club of Malaysia (NPC) deputy president and Twentytwo13 editor Haresh Deol took part in a mixed martial arts charity bout which raised at least RM20,000 for the NPC’s Journalist Welfare Fund while changing the perception of the sport in Malaysia.
Sportsprises79, official distributor of KT Tape, and Global Oak Tree Scholars (GOTS) will fight for change at the Cobra Rugby Club in Petaling Jaya tomorrow.
Fight For Change 2019 promises to entertain and hopes to create much needed awareness on the dire state of the media industry in the country, writes Twentytwo13 managing editor Pearl Lee.
Former national rugby captain and coach Boon Hoon Chee sees many similarities between rugby and mixed martial arts and hopes Fight For Change 2019 will change people’s perception about the combat sport.
National Press Club of Malaysia president Datuk Ahirudin Attan says the club shares the Fight For Change 2019 message to try almost anything to champion welfare of media practitioners in Malaysia.
Recent forum regarding the media industry drew a motley crowd with the question ‘Who is killing Malaysian media?’ left unanswered.
We hope Malaysians will be part of this fight for change within the media industry by subscribing or supporting the newspaper or online portal of their choice.
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.