What is aNewMalaysia.com?
A news aggregator of Malaysian political news
Daily news reporting of Malaysian political news and government initiatives by the local mainstream media.
Aggregator of Federal and State government aid and programmes.
Current Issues that Impact Malaysians
Research publication of current issues that impact the lives of Malaysians.
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reporting that is not commissioned by, or for, an audience that is government-focused – items of interest to the citizens
think tanks are, if not pro-establishment, then somewhat institutionalised
Through research, we present comprehensive findings that allow the public to engage in informed discourse.”
Research is also at the heart of the work of Archive of the People, a three-person artists’ collective with an interest in the evolution of social and political thinking.
public programmes that allow audiences to interact with political issues from different touch points
What is the purpose of aNewMalaysia.com?
Archived journey of the new Malaysia.
Connects the disconnected government-people communication and information gap.
We promote the importance of media and new literacy amongst Malaysians.
Political Maturity and Responsibility
We encourage Malaysians to read, understand and be knowledgable in local political, policies and government aid programmes development.
Foreign workers are not stealing your jobs or suppressing wages, says the report
Migrant workers tend to enter low-skilled jobs while Malaysians generally go into skilled and semi-skilled ones, a Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) report said.
'Policymaking must consider disparities in income between states'
Policymaking must consider income threshold differences across states as there are huge disparities in the middle 40% (M40) income threshold between different states in
What is Media and New Literacy?
Keep an open-mind
Do not start reading by absolutely believing, reserve some scepticism, be doubtful as to the truth of something.
Who made this?
Why did they make it?
Is it for or against something or someone?
Are they trying to get a big reaction from me or just inform me? How can I tell?
Know the different types of journalism
Besides actual news reporting, there are all kinds of news.
Fact-based news such as daily news reports, investigative journalism and research studies.
Opinion pieces such as views by columnist and blog sites.
Two sides to a coin
In most situations, there are always two sides to a story. Explore to find out what is on the other side and also the other perspectives on the same issue.
Be curious, thirst for knowledge
Especially on important issues that impact your life and community, be curious and invest your time to gather as much information as possible on the subject.
Use Fact-checking sites
Check the facts on fact-checking sites.
Telltale signs to look out for
Is anyone else reporting this news?
Check the site section "About Us" section
What is Fact-Checking?
How do you know if what you are reading is fact or fiction? The following sites can help verify the information and separate fact from fiction.
Fact-checking site developed by Malaysia’s Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
URL: https://www.opensecrets.org (2017)
URL: http://www.factcheck.org (2008)
URL: http://www.politifact.com/ (2015)
URL: http://www.poynter.org (2017)
URL: http://www.snopes.com (2009)
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