KL Bar Forum on Freedom of Speech in New Media


The KL Bar Information Technology and Communications Committee (ITCC) is holding a forum entitled “Freedom of Speech in the New Media” on 17 November 2011 at 5.00pm at the KL Bar Auditorium, 10th Floor, Wisma Kraftangan, No.9, Jalan Tun Perak, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.

The Speakers are:

  • Jahabar Sadiq, CEO, The Malaysian Insider;
  • Foong Cheng Leong, Advocate and Solicitor; and
  • Fahmi Fadzil, social media activist.

The Forum will be Moderated by H.R. Dipendra (Advocate and Solicitor).

The Forum is aimed at addressing some of the keys issues such as the implications of freedom of speech in the new media, the effect of new media on how journalism and communication works, the placement of new media alongside traditional media, and its management and regulation.

This Forum is part of our continuing efforts to host open knowledge exchanges and awareness-building platforms on topics of current interest or latest developments to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) laws.

Admission is free but registration is required. There are limited places available and registration is on a first-come first-served basis. Click here to register. For further enquiries, please contact Melissa at [email protected] or 03-26920745.

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