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Collaboration with journalist groups on drafting of media council proposal
Happy World Press Freedom Day!
FCCM has worked with local journalist groups to draft up a proposal on the media council for Malaysia. We are hopeful the draft contain elements that would help elevate journalism in this country.
- 02 May 2019
Malaysian Journalist Groups form Malaysian Media Council Journalists Alliance
We also believe that any effort towards the creation of a media council will be futile if itís not in tandem with the repeal and/or amendment of certain repressive laws such as the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984.
- 06 March 2019
FCCM calls for Myanmar Reuters reporters to be released
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Malaysia (FCCM) condemns a decision by a Myanmar court to sentence two Reuters reporters to seven years in prison after they were accused of violating a national secrets law.
- 02 September 2018
Statement on Developments regarding the Anti-Fake News Act
The Foreign Correspondents Club of Malaysia (FCCM) shares the concerns raised by our fellow journalists in Malaysia over the comments by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 (AFNA) which his Pakatan Harapan (PH)...
- 14 May 2018
Statement on Malaysia's Anti-Fake News bill 2018
We call on Malaysian lawmakers to consider all the concerns raised by media before voting on the Bill today. In addition to this, the FCCM is concerned about the lack of clarity on how fake news is defined in the bill. The new law proposes that...
- 28 March 2018