30 May '11, 7am

Invitation: Forum on "What price, media freedom?" by Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ): The Centre for Ind...

Invitation: Forum on "What price, media freedom?" by Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ): The Centre for Ind...

The Centre for Independent Journalism is organising a forum at Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok. Admission is free and no registration needed. Details are as below. Forum: "What price, media freedom?" by Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) Date: 1 June 2011 (Wednesday) Time: 8:30 - 10:00pm Location: Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok, 3-4, 4th Floor, Jalan Bangsar Utama 3, 59000, KL (To get to Pusat Rakyat LB: It’s a five-minute walk from Putra LRT Bangsar stop; cut through Menara UOA Bangsar, head toward Komplek Niaga Utama, but turn into the one-way uphill road right before the complex. Pusat Rakyat LB is in the row of shoptlots on your right.) Synopsis: For RM1.20, we get a newspaper to supply us with our daily diet of news and views that are supposed to matter to us. But this newspaper is tethered to the federal government via the Printing Presses and Publications Act (PPPA) and/or is...

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