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Code Of Ethics Sends Mixed Messages On Press Freedom

Dr Benjamin Loh, Director, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Impact Lab, Taylor's University

22-Feb-24 08:30

Code Of Ethics Sends Mixed Messages On Press Freedom

How should regulating misinformation and protecting media freedoms be balanced, especially in social and digital media? The new code of ethics for journalists was launched this week, sparking concerns over the generic wording which could grant unwarranted powers to the Communications Ministry. We get reactions from media expert Dr. Benjamin Loh of Taylor's University.

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Categories:  governmentcontroversies

Tags:  ethical journalismjabatan penerangancommunications ministry fahmi fadzilmalaysian media council

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