NILAI: The Malaysian Press Institute (MPI) urged the establishment of the Malaysian Media Council (MMM) to be reconsidered to protect and upgrade mainstream media journalism in the country in line with current changes. He said new challenges including the explosion of information and communication technology and freedom of expression, often abused by social media users, was also one of the challenges faced by the mainstream media. “We feel that the establishment of MMM should be considered by the industry as the challenges have widened. “Many important aspects of journalism can be maintained through the setting up of MMM, especially journalistic ethical codes. Chamil also emphasised the importance for every journalist to adhere to the principles and ethics of journalism.
Source: New Strait Times December 07, 2017 09:11 UTC