Need for social media council in Malaysia: Rais


A social media council needs to be set up in the country to discuss various issues and aspects relating to the law and usage of the media.

Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said the social media had not only become the latest trend but a necessity to the Malaysian community.

In this regard, he said, it was appropriate that the council be set up with the involvement of social media practitioners so that it could become a medium for the discussion of relevant issues.

“Through the council, they can think on and delve into issues on our community, security and legal obligations including giving education to school and university students,” he told reporters after delivering his keynote address at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC)-Universiti Teknologi Mara International Conference, here today… Read more


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