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Stop acting like ‘Big Brother’, media veterans tell MCMC
Published:  Aug 29, 2023 7:30 PM
Updated: 11:55 AM

A group of veteran media professionals have taken issue with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) for blocking online news publications and questioning journalists, which they claim is being done arbitrarily.

They urged the commission to stop acting like a “Big Brother” – a term popularised in George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’ as a personification of authoritarian state power and mass surveillance.

“We absolutely cannot accept...

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