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Negotiating Media 'Balance' in Malaysia's 2013 General Election

Tapsell, Ross


This article will discuss recent trends in Malaysia�s media surrounding the 2013 general election (GE13). It will argue that the GE13 produced two important trends in the media industry. First, there was increased political-party participation in social media, citizen journalism and blogging. In fact, it practically led to a �cyberwar� between political parties, making the realm of the online and social media increasingly polarised and partisan. Second, many mainstream media outlets in Malaysia...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs
DOI: .1177/186810341303200203
Access Rights: Open Access


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