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The mainstream media’s election debacle

The mainstream media’s election debacle

[Wong Kok Keong] [General Election 2008] It was rather cynical of the BN to rely on the lack of internet penetration to win votes in the hinterland. Even the mainstream media were in tacit agreement with the mentality. It was as though the BN was happy to win votes from Malaysians kept in the dark by being fed only their propaganda through the mainstream media. But that has been shown to work only up to a point.  Download Full Text |

Source: Aliran

Dr Wong Kok Keong is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Communication and Liberal Arts, Sunway University, Malaysia.



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