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Day of infamy for Malaysian journalism

MP SPEAKS Today is a day of infamy for Malaysian journalism - with the Umno publication Utusan Malaysia defending the indefensible instead of apologising for being the foremost "lies-paper" in Malaysia over the past three years under the premiership of Najib Razak.

At a forum on social media organised by Biro Tatanegara (BTN) of the Prime Minister's Department and the 1Malaysia Social Media Convention secretariat, Utusan's deputy chief editor Mohd Zaini Hassan claimed that media practitioners are allowed to spin the facts to paint a "desired picture" to the reader and to launch a "gentlemanly attack" against the opposition...