Published 5 July 2008 Bloggers , Journalism , Media freedom , Politics
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi cautioned Malaysians abroad, including students, ‘not to be easily influenced by what is being written in blogs about the political development back home’.
According to a Bernama report, Zahid pointed out that many of the blogs ‘were mere allegations’.
He added that reading the blogs out of curiosity without checking them against the mainstream media ‘could poison the mind as many of the contents were not based on facts’.
Students and other Malaysians abroad were advised to ‘balance things out’ by reading the websites of the mainstream media such as Bernama and Utusan
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — The Umno-owned Utusan Malaysia appeared set to raise the temperature on the race debate when the newspaper published an opinion today calling on the Malays not to be cowards anymore and rise up to face the challenges being posed by the Chinese and Indians in Malaysia.
In an opinion piece written by journalist Noor Azam, the newspaper also continued singling out the Chinese-dominated DAP as the main party manipulating the Malay leaders in the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) into achieving its own agenda.
But the article focused heavily on scare-mongering and warned the Malays that they stood to lose if the PR alliance came to power.
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