Tag Archives: The Malaysian Insider

March 29

Media groups to launch job portal for retrenched journalists

A media group announced today that a job repository listing will be launched this Friday to help journalists who were recently laid off due to the closures and restructuring of several news organisations. The job repository, which is to be hosted on the Foreign Correspondents Club of Malaysia’s (FCCM) website, will list job openings in […]

February 25

Government blocks The Malaysian Insider

The Malaysian Insider news portal has been blocked by the Multimedia Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). Users of telco Celcom who tried to access the site were shown the official MCMC page for a blocked site, with the message saying the website was barred because “it violated national laws”. According to the notice, The Malaysian […]

April 02

Minister defends arrests, says The Malaysian Insider cries wolf

Communications and Multimedia Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek has defended the arrest of The Malaysian Insider (TMI) editors, arguing that the journalists were intentionally giving a false alarm. The minister made his point in his Facebook posting. Come to think of it, he has merit. Aren’t Editors gate keepers to accurate reporting? If journalists hold that […]