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Less apathy and more empathy for fellow human beings

Less apathy and more empathy for fellow human beings
By Zan Azlee

If all this while Malaysians have always been apathetic to the plight of people different than them, then what has happened in Wang Kelian, Perlis, just strengthens that even more. 539 more words

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Freelance writers banding together to take powers out of the hands of publishers

I was a freelance writer for about 15 years (wait a minute… I still am actually!) and the issue of rates and payments has always been one that is icky and sticky to deal with. 162 more words

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Kudos Malaysia for first step in addressing Rohingya crisis

Kudos Malaysia for first step in addressing Rohingya crisis
By Zan Azlee

Now Malaysia has decided that they we will take the Rohingya and Bangladeshis stranded at sea in for refuge and assistance. 453 more words

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If Malaysian podcasters got together, could they form a successful collective like PRX's Radiotopia?

I enjoy listening to podcasts because it is convenient (I can listen to it on my phone at anytime and anywhere… usually when I’m in the car stuck in a traffic jam!). 257 more words

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Malaysian photojournalists need to tell local stories instead of only wanting to travel overseas, says Eric Peris

Eric Peris is one of Malaysia’s first photojournalists. Born in 1939, he started his career in photojournalism by joining Fanfare magazine published by Time Publishing in 1957. 198 more words

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Malaysiakini makes the right move to Whatsapp

When I talk about news, content and social media, I have always meant platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and all that. I could just kick myself for never thinking about Whatsapp, the messaging app on our smart phones. 128 more words

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How professional broadcasters comment live on air

Commentating live on TV or radio is not easy. I repeat… IT IS NOT EASY!! You really need to be prepared so you know what to say, when to say it and be sure that what you say is right. 105 more words

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