World Press Freedom Day

Today, 3rd May is Word Press Freedom Day. It was designated by the UN in 1933 to create awareness & the importance of freedom of press. Read more about it in Google & Yahoo! news. And here is a message fro UN Secr. General Ban Ki-moon.

Journalist & blogger

In a related news, The National Union of Journalists Malaysia (NUJM) wants goverment to recognize the existance of netizen and blogs as an alternative source of information. Read it here.

The usage of internet and the concept of the uncensored `borderless world'have made information more easily accessible to anyone. As such, any abuses committed by public officials can be immediately exposed on the internet - Norila Mohd Daud, President NUJM.

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