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Why Malaysia-Today is not a target in anti-fake news drive?

By Cordoba.Ali




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Malaysia-Today will certainly feel safe with a lesser risk of a banishment from Malaysia’s internet regulators.

In the anti-fake news drive, both social media postings and news portals will face banishment.

The internet regulators usually ban sites that are politically sensitive to the Najib Razak regime.

The Malaysia-Today site, once an opposition flagship became turn-coat before the 2013 general elections.

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Its sellout played a part in the Anwar Ibrahim’s coalition’s failed bid to secure more seats in Parliament.

The Pakatan Rakyat won the popular votes, but the Umno grabbed seats in the opposition camps in Selangor.

Raja Petra Kamarudin has his own reasons why he diverted from the opposition to support PM Najib.

And it is clear that whoever gives support to the leader will escape the anti-fake news agenda.

RPK will fight tooth and nail to state that his site has never been fake news.

The problem is that his site is filled with anti-Najib stories and commentaries. Are they fake?

Nevertheless, Malaysia-Today remains a pain in the neck for the opposition parties.

In particular, the Chinese-led Democratic Action Party and Tun Mahathir Mohamad.

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