Self-censorship in journalism / Nurul Asyiqin Nazri Shah…[]

Nazri Shah, Nurul Asyiqin and Rosdi, Nurul Najwa and Jawa, Bryer Tipa and Sapran, Nursyamiera Hanis and Helmy, Nurul Armey Hidayah Helmyzza (2016) Self-censorship in journalism / Nurul Asyiqin Nazri Shah…[]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


In this era, there are many ways to conveyor provide information and messages to the public either it is important or not. One of the sender or provider of information and data is the job of the journalist. Basically, journalism is an activity of creating, gathering and presenting news and information to wide viewers or readers. As a journalist, the purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need in order to make the best possible decisions regarding a certain issue, their communities or even their governments. In details, there are two forms of censorship in the media which are censorship and self-censorship. Censorship occurs when a state, political, religious or private party prohibits information from reaching citizens whereas self-censorship occurs when journalists themselves prevent the publication of information. Hence, this report examines the publics and journalist itself regarding self-censorship in journalism. The purpose of this study was to study and determine the delivering method of censorship information's without crossing the line and exposing information too much. Other than that, the purpose also was to identify the journalists' belief regarding self-censorship. There are 6 purposive participants had answered the researchers' questions about their perceptions on self-censorship in journalism. The data collected indicated that majority of the informants admitted to support and used self-censorship in their writing as a journalist.


Item Type: Student Project
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Nazri Shah, Nurul AsyiqinUNSPECIFIED
Rosdi, Nurul NajwaUNSPECIFIED
Sapran, Nursyamiera HanisUNSPECIFIED
Helmy, Nurul Armey Hidayah HelmyzzaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Public opinion
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism. The periodical press, etc. Press > Mass media and peace
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism. The periodical press, etc. Press > Journalists
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Item ID: 22926
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-censorship; Journalist; Journalism


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