By Terence Netto
Factual veracity of Dr M's memoirs questioned
COMMENT In the Internet age, it does no good for public figures to use their memoirs as a vehicle for the discharge of rancour.
If one does, then the four W's – who, what, when and where – of journalistic veracity must be unassailable, for the account to stand the test of credibility.
Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad seems to be discovering this unpleasant reality.
Within a week of the publication of ‘A Doctor in the House’, a recollection of his life, the facts as he retails them are being contested...