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Journalism ethics: Code or control?

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The communications ministry recently launched an updated version of the Malaysian “code of ethics for journalists”, 35 years after it was first developed by the Malaysian Press Institute.

Given how much the media landscape has changed in the decades since, is the code well-suited for the way the media are produced and consumed today?

Astro Awani’s Melisa Idris speaks to Wathshlah Naidu and Kamarul Bahrin Haron.

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