Budaya Tabloid ... The Tabloid Culture
Unfortunately all sides, at different degrees, are applying gossip and rumour style type
of journalism;from the straight up lying Berita Harian and Utusan, to the
the various reformasi homepages. It says something about the journalism
culture in Malaysia, but it says more and worse about our appetite for "berita-berita
sensasi dan panas"("hot" and sensationalized news). There could be no quality and
thinking society if the popular media (reformasi and the goverment) promotes an atmosphere
of paranoia, suspicion and sokseksoksek...