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The video journalist helping Orang Asli save their lands

Annabelle Lee

MALAYSIANSKINI | What is the role of a journalist?

For video journalist and documentary filmmaker Jules Rahman Ong, it is more than simply reporting people’s stories, or as he puts it, using them as “raw material” for one’s work.

Rather, he argues that journalists ought to bring to light injustices faced by those most marginalised in society.

Known for award-winning documentaries like Alice Lives Here, Ong has in recent years chosen to go a step further and serve the needs of those he engages with on the ground...

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