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Responsible journalism indispensable to democracy


I REFER to “Timely reminder of good journalism” (The Star, Feb 8). Brian Martin’s key point that with the unprecedented proliferation of fake news, true journalism is indispensable to democratic societies deserves highlighting.

The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer noted 63% of Malaysians surveyed admit to not being able to distinguish between rumours and good journalism.

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