The perfect storm on March 8

Steven Gan

Published
Modified 24 Dec 2012, 12:42 pm

‘Are you sure?’ Those were the words most often heard on the night of March 8 in Malaysiakini's newsroom.

As reports poured in from our network of journalists and volunteers across the nation, editors at our own makeshift election operations centre were dumbstruck. ‘Are you sure?’ ‘Are you sure?’

The nation, too, was stunned as we relayed up-to-the-minute results on cyberspace.

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