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Say no to hate speech in state election campaigns


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With fewer crowds turning up at ceramahs, social media has become a critical channel for political parties to communicate and amplify their message with voters.

Unfortunately, politicians have not refrained from using hot button issues, including the “three Rs” – race, religion and royalty.

BFM talks to Wathshlah Naidu, executive director of the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) for her insights on social media trends and hate speech in the ongoing six state elections.

Produced by: Mark Tan
Presented by: Mark Tan, Shazana Mokhtar and Philip See

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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