Malaysia Falls 18 Places In World Press Freedom Index
Ding Jo-Ann, Adviser, Centre for Independent Journalism
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An annual report by Reporters Without Borders (RBF) stated that almost three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed were at least partially blocked. Malaysia was ranked the worst deterioration with the recent implementation of the anti-fake news law. We speak with Ding Jo-Ann to explore how this drop came to be and how we can recover from it.
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Produced by: Tasha Fusil, Alia Zefri
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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Categories: Politics, Social Issues, law & legal matters
Tags: Evening Edition, Press Freedom, World Press Freedom Index, Journalism, Media, Emergency Ordinance, Anti-Fake News Law,