volume 35, issue 3, P74-91 2019
DOI: 10.17576/jkmjc-2019-3503-05
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Sharon Wilson, Tham Jen Sern

Abstract: The Malaysian police and media have had a very volatile relationship. Both are similar, that is responsible to address community issues, crime and crime prevention, yet different as in their perceptions on each other. Through qualitative interviews with Polis Diraja Malaysia (The Royal Malaysian Police) and reporters, this study explored the dynamics of the police-media relations. In particular, the researchers were able to unveil perceptions of both police and the media on each other, the strategies used by t…

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