Self-regulating media council may be up this year, says Kadir
The government is pleased to see positive progress in the establishment of the Malaysia Media Council (MMC), said the Prime Minister’s Special Adviser on Media and Communications A. Kadir Jasin. The veteran newsman said the MMC might be established by this year.
We want a free, but responsible media, says Kadir
“I have seen at least two pretty good drafts about what MMC should be and those drafts may be discussed here in the next two days. I hope some bright ideas will come out of this conference so that it can be presented to the government,” the veteran newsman said in his keynote address at the National Consultation for MMC 2019 here today.
Draft bill for media council targeted for end-April
A draft bill for the establishment of a media council is set for completion by the end of next month, according to the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and the Malaysian Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (MCCHR). This was decided following a two-day consultation in Kuala Lumpur, which was attended by journalist associations, editors, media owners, NGOs, academics, think tanks and lawyers
Steering committee to help realise Malaysian Media Council
Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) director Sonia Randhawa said the majority of the committee will comprise reporters, journalists’ associations and academics.
Media council: Govt to play a role of listening, accepting proposals and assisting media players
Gobind said he was “happy” that the process of setting up the council was almost completed and he would meet the Prime Minister’s Special Advisor on Media and Communications Datuk A. Kadir Jasin on the matter. “I have asked the media industry to meet and come up with suggestions. This shows that we (government) want to get the media players to set up the council and come to us, and discuss the needs. This is how the government will play a role,”
K’jaan mahu media bebas dan bertanggungjawab – Kadir Jasin [VIDEO]
Penasihat Media Perdana Menteri Datuk A Kadir Jasin berkata kerajaan mengalu-alukan penubuhan Majlis Media Malaysia. Namun menurut Kadir penubuhan Majlis Media haruslah dimulakan oleh pengamal media kerana polisi kerajaan adalah tidak mencampuri urusan media.
Gobind: Putrajaya will leave media council for industry to decide
The Puchong MP said the government intended to be silent partners to the council and extend aid when sought, he said was asked if it will appoint representatives to the body. He pointed out that from the beginning, he has asked the industry to provide its suggestions and feedback. “This shows that we want to actually get the media industry to set up the council, and then, of course, to come to us and discuss with us what it is their needs are.”
[KKMM/Bernama] Majlis media : Kerajaan main peranan dengar, terima cadangan dan bantu pemain industri media – Gobind
Kerajaan akan memainkan peranan mendengar, menerima cadangan dan membantu para pemain industri media apabila Majlis Media Malaysia (MMC) ditubuhkan kelak, yang dijangka pada tahun ini, kata Menteri Komunikasi dan Multimedia, Gobind Singh Deo. Gobind berkata beliau “gembira” bahawa proses penubuhan majlis berkenaan telah hampir selesai dan beliau akan berjumpa Penasihat Khas Media dan Komunikasi kepada Perdana Menteri Datuk A. Kadir Jasin mengenai perkara itu.