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. 

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.

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.

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)...

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...

Leadership in the Final Push Towards Vision 2020

The Foreign Correspondents Club of Malaysia is honoured to host former Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the nation heads into the last developmental plan before Vision 2020 - conceived in 1991 by YAB Tun, Malaysia's longest-serving...