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The Star Says 03 May 2020 | 7:00 AM

‘Antidote’ to the misinformation pandemic

TODAY is World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) – a day dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of a free press. It is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics.

Focus 26 Apr 2020 | 7:00 AM

Comment: Freedom of expression and ‘fake news’ during Covid-19

As World Press Freedom Day approaches on May 3 this year, we are reminded that freedom of the press is a fundamental element of freedom of expression.

Nation 05 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Press for more freedom

WORLD Press Freedom Day is celebrated annually on 3 May, and with this year’s theme “Media for Democracy” – it is time to reflect on the hopes and challenges faced by the press in our region and particularly in Malaysia Baharu, where the Pakatan Harapan government promised more transparency, accountability and the repeal of oppressive laws which have previously silenced the press and dissenting views.

World 04 May 2019 | 12:38 AM

Mexico probes another journalist murder on World Press Freedom Day

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico began investigating the murder of another journalist as the industry observed World Press Freedom Day on Friday, the latest casualty in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers.

Nation 04 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia up 22 rungs on World Press Freedom Index

PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the country for having jumped 22 places in the latest World Press Freedom Index.