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Conference | Organised by Xiamen University and the United International College| I examined examples of media manipulation by politicians to further their interests and the recommended media reforms. I also discussed the ways biased media and disinformation contributed to the Sheraton coup in 2020, and waht are the proposed policies, media and social media reforms that should be in place.

  • Date:21/01/2022 09:30 AM
  • Location Online Event


In Malaysia, we are faced with the twin challenge of media suppression and information pollution; the powerful can easily exploit oppressive laws, cybertroopers, and bots to create biased news, websites or comments to spread pro- government propaganda or divert the public’s attention to racial and religious issues created by politicians, rather than issues about the progression of the country that truly benefit Malaysians. See more here: