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More M’sians reading Wikipedia in English than in BM, Chinese

Jasmine Foong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

When conducting research for his Master’s thesis in 2015, researcher Daniel Chong found that more than 60 percent of Malaysians read the English edition of Wikipedia as opposed to the Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese versions.

According to Chong, a media and cultural studies lecturer at The One Academy, there are socio-historical reasons to explain this inclination...

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