31 May '17, 7am

Front page Ramadan hate-line: The Star suspends editors: "Moderate" Chun Wai returns to restore order Puchong, 31…

"Moderate" Chun Wai returns to restore order Puchong, 31 May : Most of us didn't think any action would be taken to address the latest in the series of headlines and articles spanning years by Malaysia's largest-circulation English daily deemed insensitive and provocative by its Muslim readers. Well, we were wrong. There's a show-cause letter and a probe under the Sedition Act but the sternest action has been taken not by the Home Ministry or the Police but by the management of the The Star itself! The suspension means the newspaper is accepting blame for the insensitive, provocative Ramadan front page. It is admitting that the apology issued after the mess was inadequate, insincere. It also means the management of The Star will conduct a DI to establish what happened, and why. Hopefully this whole episode can serve as a reminder to editors and journalists - including thos...

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