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Malaysia Media Freedom Committee

Malaysia Media Freedom Committee

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Chair persons: Alyaa Alhadjri, Senior Journalist, Malaysia Kini & Ram Anand, Senior Journalist, The Malay Mail Online


Participating media: Malaysia Kini, The Malay Mail Online, Sin Chew Jit Poh, Sinar Harian, The Sun, Oriental Daily, The Star


1st MFC country representatives  and project staff planning meeting -  Helsinki, 3 May (World Press Freedom Day) 2016

SMS workshop in conjunction with WAN-IFRA Asia Audience Intelligence Summit (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 2016)

Public panel "Is our Media Independent?'" (20 September 2016)

Media Freedom Gathering In Singapore (7-10 November 2016)

SMS workshop on Fake News in Asia and Verification, and participation at UNESCO World Press Freedom Day conference (Jakarta, 2-5 .2017)

Media Solidarity Festival (Kuala Lumpur, 6 May 2017)

Letter to condemn government action against The Star - 30 May 2017

SMS MasterClass (Durban, June 2017)

Women in News Summit (Durban, June 2017)

Malaysia First Editors' Roundtable, 1 August 2017

Journalists pre-election training, Kuala Lumpur, 4-5 November 2017

Malaysia MFC letter Malaysian Insight - 10 Dec 2017

Editors follow up roundtable on establishment of self-regulatory body, Kuala Lumpur, 6 February 2018

Statement on Deputy PM agreement to work on media self-regulation

Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Bill Fails to Offer Safeguards for Media


Contact the Malaysia Media Freedom Committee at media.freedom(at)


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