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Of politicians and leaked tapes

Zahid Hamidi - Photograph: Wikipedia

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An audio recording of a conversation allegedly between Umno president Zahid Hamidi and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was leaked recently to Facebook.

BFM speaks to Bridget Welsh, an honorary research associate from the University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute-Malaysia, about whether leaked recordings like this bear a significant impact on the politicians involved.

Next, the station dives into some infamous leaked tapes of the past with Senior Fellow of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Oh Ei Sun.

Lastly, columnist and strategic communications consultant Nathaniel Tan shares his insight on how journalists should report on these headlines.

Producers: Kelvin Yee, Adeline Choong and Alia Zefri
Presenters: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

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