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Malaysia’s Big Jump In World Press Freedom Ranking

Wathshlah Naidu, Executive Director, Centre for Independent Journalism

05-May-23 17:00

Malaysia’s Big Jump In World Press Freedom Ranking

Malaysia has ranked 73 on Reporters Without Borders 2023 World Press Freedom Rankings, a jump of 40 placings from 113 last year. This is the highest rank ever attained by Malaysia, placing the country in the same company as Hungary and Sierra Leone. We discuss the significance of this and what a free press means for Malaysian society

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Produced by: Kelly Anissa

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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