Disturbing deterioration - IFJ on press freedom after regime change

Modified 3 Sep 2020, 6:21 am

The International Federation of Journalists has published a report on Malaysia's media landscape, saying that there has been a disturbing deterioration in press freedom since Malaysia’s snap-change of government in March 2020 and called for urgent reforms to protect the country’s fragile media industry.

The report, which was published yesterday, also highlights the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on press freedom, saying it has exacerbated challenges faced by media workers and journalists in Malaysia.

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