Govt urged to hasten set up of media council, Indonesian model cited

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid, Annabelle Lee & M Fakhrull Halim

Modified 30 Oct 2019, 7:16 am

The government has been urged to expedite the setting up of Malaysia’s media council in order to strengthen the media's role in operating independently.

Malaysiakini CEO and co-founder Premesh Chandran made the call during a session entitled, "Non-Judicial Accountability Mechanisms: The Press and Ombudsman’ at the Lawasia: Constitutional and Rule of Law Conference in Petaling Jaya today.

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