Don’t shoot the messenger

WE didn’t start the fire. We do, however, report on it. But some people seem to have forgotten this basic fact about the media, that we report on things that happen and things that people say, we don’t create those happenings and statements – and certainly not their consequences.

On Wednesday, National Unity Minister Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang warned the media to be tactful when reporting on sensitive issues and not to fan racial flames.

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