Saturday, 1 May
“Cartoon as a tool for Change”
Promoting freedom of expression through art
A digital exhibition featuring cartoons on the themes of freedom of expression and media freedom, created by university students and curated by Malaysian cartoonist, Zunar. Audience can vote for their favourite artwork.
Media Solidarity Awards & Virtual Concert
Celebrating the Malaysian media industry’s social media stars, power couples, and outstanding personalities! Also featuring performances by multi-talented journalists and media personnel.
SUNDAY, 2 May
Launch of “What Say Youth” podcast series
Youth-led podcast series on freedom of expression and social issues, featuring the voices of youth.
Media Freedom Open Mic
A compilation of views from those who work within the media industry as well as those supporting press freedom, on why it matters to them.
MONDAY, 3 May
Memorandum submission to the Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) @ Putrajaya, followed by a press conference
Youth and Press Freedom, Media Survival and Sustainability and Media Ethics
WPFD Virtual Forum organised by UN, Embassy of Netherlands, and SUHAKAM https://tinyurl.com/427s3dup
Kebebasan Media Hari Ini Untuk Hari Esok Yang Cerah (webinar)
Building youth involvement in reshaping the future of media in Malaysia, and their role as agents of change in advocating for greater media freedoms. https://www.linc.astroawani.com/event-details/kebebasanmedia-hari-ini-untuk-hari-esok-yang-cerah
Media Report launch by NUJM
A casual interactive session with members of the Malaysian Media Council Pro-tem Committee, focusing on how a Media Council can support the themes highlighted in this year’s World Press Freedom Day.