#MYMediaMatters campaign

Ruby So Yuen Ling is a reporter with Nanyang Siang Pau (Malaysia). As part of the #MYMediaMatters campaign she talks about importance of journalists regaining the trust of the public in Malaysia.

Credit: Ruby So Yuen Ling

1. What does it mean to be a journalist or media worker in Malaysia?

Journalist shalt not stand with any faction, but be committed to the TRUTH.  Journalists are frontline workers in combating fake news.

2. What can we do to be better?

To ensure our survivability we must regain reader’s trust and public confidence.

3. What can we do to ensure media freedom?

To ensure media freedom as journalists we must cut political ties and act independently. 

 

The #MYMediaMatters campaign is part of a multi-year project, Strengthening Malaysia’s Media for Change, supported by the European Union. For details please see the IFJ project page.

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