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Mercurial enfant mercurial victory vi tf a story getting blown out of proportion is nothing new, it is slightly rarer though to see one entirely made up.

Australian newspapers seem to have taken the methods of long dead media mogul William Randolph Hearst to heart. When told there was no Spanish American war, Hearst told a photographer, furnish the pictures, I furnish the war, basically suggesting he would manufacture the conflict.

The problem? Well, simply, all he said was that at some point in the future he may propose to his partner. Seems like a relatively normal thing to think in a longterm relationship, rather than a quote worthy of a hard news story.

The poor guy even said he was happy with the way the relationship was at the moment.

This manufactured story made the front page of the Sunday Herald Sun.

It spurned other stories, including claims a wedding would help improve the PM declining approval ratings, and even forced the Prime Minister to deny the impending wedding trumped up by the interview.

Is this invented sensationalism what news organisations have to do to sell a paper these days? Or is this hackneyed journalism exactly what is leading people to search for different news sources online?

I personally can stand the way news outlets these days feel the need to sensationalise stories to the point that they are no longer factual.

Since when did the Sunday Herald Sun become New Idea?

If I wanted to read exaggeration and lies I would pick up a weekly trashy magazine.

Newspaper outlets need to put this into perspective before they lose credibility forever.

With dwindling readership numbers you think they tread carefully, but in my opinion by sensationalising stories they are just turning more readers away in search of more truthful and factual reading.

I completely agree. When i first read this story i felt nothing but anger in regards to the media completely fabricating a story.

Interestingly, the story also ran on the front page of The Sunday Age. Why both major newspapers thought it necessary to run this story, let alone on the front page, i have no idea.

Stories about prominent people who are of interest to the public, are always going to attract attention. However, creating a story out of nothing to sell a few newspapers, just shouldn happen.

The danger or running one story like this is that it will start to become commonplace, potentially triggering the tabloidisation of once trusted news sources.

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Media Musings Blog Archive Malaysia

Mercurial enfant mercurial victory vi tf malaysians are struggling and fighting for free and fair elections in the Bersih 3.0 rally which was held on April 28, 2012. Following the escalating news on the rally, there were many claims and counterclaims of police brutality on both mainstream media and social media in Malaysia.

With the government control on the mainstream media, news reports are one sided as they face ownership pressure due to the political interest of individuals and organisations. The number of people who demonstrated was down played just mercurial enfant as how it was down played from 60,000 to 6,000 people during the rally for Bersih 2.0 last year.

Malaysia leading English newspaper, TheStar did not mention or report on the number of people who turn up for the rally.

However, the New Straits Times and Utusan Malaysia have quoted Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein saying there were about 20,000 protestors.

Why is the media hiding this information or giving misleading information on the number of people who came to support Bersih?

It is questionable whether Malaysia media is under too much pressure from the Home Ministry if they publish article that displeases the minister.

Also, a recent YouTube video has been circulating around social media showing the censorship of BBC news report is one of the examples of the government controlling media.

Thirty seconds of footage showing a policeman on a motorbike apparently firing at demonstrators and interviews with demonstrators mercurial victory vi tf were removed.

The mainstream media has somewhat breached press freedom by misleading the viewers on the Bersih coverage.

On the other hand, with more young Malaysians becoming more political savvy, social media has played a huge role.

Twitter and Facebook timelines has been flooded with information and live feeds from people who were at the rally reporting at the scene.

Live feeds of the rally on Twitter

The government is indirectly pushing the citizens to get information from social media if they continue to cover up stories.

It is up to the government now to determine the role of the media by showing different perspectives instead of suppressing media freedom as social media has made it difficult for mainstream media to suppress information.

bbc, bersih, bersih3.0, censorship, Politics

Posted under: Future of journalism, Media ethics, Social media

Dated: May 08 2012

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