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Malaysiakini verdict: A worrying sign for online media?

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The Federal Court handed down a fine of RM500,000 to Malaysiakini for contempt of court over third-party comments by readers on their website last year. BFM checks in with Malaysiakini CEO and founder Premesh Chandran and Centre for Independent Journalism executive director Wathshlah Naidu for their thoughts on how this will affect online media in the country.

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