A democratic country essentially requires freedom of expression. Journalists or international correspondents are required to report and interpret accurate news, information and comments in a media society. They also are required having corrected and right opinions. The most important thing is that we offer a free press environment. Daily mass media and media companies believe that the public is openly hospitable and receptive to new ideas. Hence, I would like to compare and contrast two different media systems - one with self regulation, and the other one with a degree of direct government control over the media. This essay will analyse the pros and cons of each system of Australia and Malaysia.
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