World Press Freedom Day: How can govt improve media freedom?

Ding Jo-Ann, adviser for Centre for Independent Journalism outlines a few reforms the government can explore to improve press freedom.

Watch the broadcast interview by Astro Awani here

The main policy recommendations for the government are:

  • Stop all crackdowns on media
  • Dismantle laws that infringe freedom of press
  • Enact the Right to Information Act