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Of Politicians & Leaked Tapes

Dr Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute-Malaysia | Dr. Oh Ei Sun, Senior Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs | Nathaniel Tan, Columnist and Strategic Communications Consultant

14-Apr-21 18:00

Of Politicians & Leaked Tapes

An audio recording of a conversation allegedly between UMNO president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was leaked last week to Facebook. We speak to honorary research associate Dr Bridget Welsh about whether leaked recordings like this bear a significant impact to the politicians involved. Next, we dive into some infamous leaked tapes of the past with senior fellow of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Dr. Oh Ei Sun. Lastly, columnist and strategic communications consultant Nathaniel Tan shares his insight on how journalists should report on these headlines.

Image Source: YuriAbas and zmpixes, Shutterstock

Produced by: Kelvin Yee, Adeline Choong, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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