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Citizen journos, Rakyat Times needs you

March 2, 2014

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Is there poverty where you live? Rampant corruption in broad daylight? Wanton abuse of power by local authorities? Politicians, regardless of which side of the divide, misbehaving? You’re on holiday overseas and you spot a certain Big Mama on an unholy shopping spree? And you have a smartphone? And you’d like the rakyat to see […]

Why so many are marginalised? A racist UMNO / BN regime, a lying mainstream media and an apathetic middle class

March 1, 2014

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Is Karpal alone in this?

February 24, 2014

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Moderator’s note : Sharon Xavier sent in the following info in a comment : UN Human Rights High Commissioner : H. E. Ms. Navanethem Pillay Email: npillay@ohchr.org Thanks, Sharon ___________________________________ I got the following e-mail from a reader over the weekend. “Haris, are we going to stand by and do nothing whilst Karpal, who has […]

The truth will set this nation free

February 24, 2014

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This morning, the vehicle to take the truth of what is happening in this nation to our brothers and sisters in the outlying areas and who are susceptible to the lies of Utusan, BH, RTM, TV3, etc, is launched. It’s in English. The sister publication, in the Malay language, will be up and running in […]

Malaysian media – watchdog or running dog?

November 18, 2013

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“For the most part…Within the newspapers and television news broadcasts monitored, in both Semenanjung and Bornean Malaysia, in English and Bahasa Malaysia, there was consistent bias in favour of BN and against PR” –  Tessa Houghton. Read the rest of the analysis HERE.

Buying out the free media in cyberspace?

November 18, 2013

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By Hummingbird The allocation of RM6.85 billion for the Prime Minister’s Department under the 2014 Budget is highly questionable. The most mysterious of the five items listed in the allocation is something referred to as ‘Dana Fasilitasi’ or Facilitation Fund. The amount allocated to ‘Dana Fasilitasi’ is RM4 billion. According to an extremely reliable source, […]

So you want to HARTAL, eh? Can we start with the lying newspapers?

May 31, 2013

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Yes, Mahathir, ex-judge Mohd Noor, Ibrahim Ali and Zul Noordin are at their most evil when they spew their racist speeches, hoping to sow discord and hate between the people. It is the mainstream media, though, that take those messages of hate into the most remote of homes, where there is little likelihood of access to any form of […]

Hey, Tony, tell Utusan to f@#k off and we will all continue to fly Air Asia

May 22, 2013

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Utusan Malaysia’s  Awang Selamat has told the Umno-owned paper to stop taking the  airline’s ads until its sister company’s chief executive apologises for criticising the  broadsheet’s racist piece – reported in the Malaysianinsider on 19th May. So, no apology, no Air Asia ads in Utusan? Here’s the deal, Tony. No more Air Asia ads in […]

Time to HARTAL the Star, no?

May 22, 2013

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Thank you, Vanaja, for alerting me to this. On 9th May, the Star reproduced a Bernama report about a statement issued by the press secretary to Barack Obama in relation to the just concluded 13th GE. The Star report : KUALA LUMPUR: The Office of the White House Press Secretary congratulated Datuk Seri Najib Tun […]

Hindraf compromised? Dr Paraman responds

March 29, 2013

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I mentioned Dr Paraman twice in my “The uncompromising position of ABU, and a compromised Hindraf?” post. I received an email from Dr Paraman this morning. Whilst he did not dispute the factual context in which his name was mentioned, in his usual calm and courteous manner, he has taken exception to much of my […]

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