Wednesday, October 20, 2021


Cops arrest Apple Daily journalist departing Hong Kong airport

Reporting in Hong Kong is now risky and many journalists are afraid of prosecution.

Govt committed to ensuring press freedom, minister assures after slide in global ranking

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the government is always committed to upholding freedom of the press.

Malaysia sees worst slide in journalism freedom index

This is due in part to the recent anti-fake news law, Reporters Without Borders says in its annual World Press Freedom Index.

Press freedom in Macau under pressure as Beijing issues unexpected ‘guidelines’

Normally, Beijing lavishes praise on Macau while issuing stark warnings to Hong Kong that it will not tolerate any challenge to its authority.

BBC China correspondent moves to Taiwan after threats from authorities

The number of foreign journalists in China is shrinking as they are either pressured into leaving or expelled.

Threat to journalists changing, says UN after 57 deaths last year

UN report speaks of 'worrying trend' of journalists being killed outside of armed conflict zones for covering corruption and human rights violations, among others.

A journalist’s bout with Covid-19

Azrul Affandi Sobry, a journalist struck as he was on the line of duty covering the recent state election in Sabah admits that it wasn't entirely unexpected as the nature of the job entails jostling with others in order to land the story and also confesses that he could have done more to prevent it from happening.

Landing stories – and then some: A journalist’s bout with Covid-19

A journalist chasing stories on the Sabah polls tells of how his disregard for SOPs gave him more than he bargained for.

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