Information Department Authorised to Cancel Media Cards Under Revised Code of Ethics, Says Communications Minister

Description

20 February, Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil announced that the Information Department has the authority to cancel media accreditation cards, emphasising adherence to ethical journalistic principles outlined in the revised Malaysian Code of Ethics for Journalists.
The updated code developed collaboratively with various stakeholders, aims to promote responsible journalism while ensuring media freedom, with oversight to be supervised by the forthcoming Media Council.

Information
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Data not collected
Country
Kuala Lumpur
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
Information Department and Communication Ministry
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Arbitration or denial of media/journalists registration/accreditation