M'sians still ignorant of media freedom

comments     Syed Jaymal Zahiid     Published     Updated

News consumers are increasingly becoming aware of the media owners' influence on news dissemination and hindrance to press freedom, an independent survey revealed today.

The survey , carried out by media watchdog Centre for Independent Journalism ( CIJ) with opinion pollster Merdeka Centre, showed that 78 percent of thos e surveyed believed that media owners have "significant influence" over news.


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