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BERITA HARIAN ONLINE
Berita Harian ialah sebuah akhbar utama berbahasa Melayu di Malaysia. Ia diasaskan pada 31 Ogos 1957, hari yang sama Malaysia mencapai kemerdekaan. Bagi surat khabar keluaran hari Ahad diberi nama Berita Minggu.
Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) dari 1 Julai 2004 hingga 30 Jun 2005 yang mempunyai 231,163 edaran. Sementara surat khabar lain, Berita Minggu mencapai 358,054 edaran.
Berita Harian juga merupakan nama kepada akhbar tidak berkaitan bahasa Melayu di Singapura. Ia dijual pada harga S$0.50. Edisi Singapura bagi Berita Harian diubahsuai melalui format dan halaman kulit.
Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (ABPBH atau ABP) ialah majlis penganugerahan tahunan anjuran akhbar Berita Harian untuk memberi pengiktirafan kepada para seniman dan penghibur ternama yang paling digemari ramai. Para pemenang anugerah ditentukan oleh undian daripada para pembaca Berita Harian dan akhbar-akhbar lain terbitan The New Straits Times Press (Harian Metro dan New Straits Times) yang mengisi lalu menghantar borang undian yang tersedia dalam akhbar-akhbar berkenaan.
SEJARAH BERITA HARIAN
Semuanya tercetus pada 1987, hasil idea bernas bekas Pengarang Kumpulan Berita Harian, Datuk A. Nazri Abdullah bersama beberapa orang penting dalam dunia hiburan ketika itu terutamanya Pengarang Unit Hiburan (dulu dikenali sebagai Pusparia), Nordin Mohamad serta wartawan hiburan Berita Harian, Zubairi Zabidin. Dengan dibantu Pengurus Promosi Kumpulan New Straits Times (NST), Oliver Jackson mereka mula mencari penaja untuk menyokong anugerah yang memberi peluang kepada pembaca memilih calon artis pujaan masing-masing menerusi undian di akhbar ini. Dari situlah munculnya Anugerah Pelakon/Penyanyi Popular 1987 (APPP87) - Nescafe Classic yang berlangsung di Dewan Bunga Raya, Pusat Dagangan Dunia Putra (PWTC) pada waktu malam 1 Disember 1987.
Hanya tujuh kategori dipertandingkan iaitu: Pelakon Lelaki Popular yang dimenangi Eman Manan, Pelakon Wanita Popular (Fauziah Ahmad Daud), Pelakon Pembantu Lelaki Popular (Ahmad Tarmimi Siregar), Pelakon Pembantu Wanita Popular (Marlia Musa), Penyanyi Lelaki Popular (Shidee), Penyanyi Wanita Popular (Francissca Peter), dan Penyanyi Berkumpulan Popular (Search). Hampir 380,000 borang undian diterima daripada pembaca akhbar ini pada tahun pertama. Artis yang mendapat undian terbanyak ialah Fauziah Datuk Ahmad Daud (284,813 undi), diikuti Fran (246,838 undi).
Impak daripada kejayaan pertama, APPP88 pula dianjurkan, ia turut mengekalkan tujuh kategori yang sama. Pemenang pada tahun kedua ialah Sabree Fadzil (Pelakon Lelaki Popular), Aznah Hamid (Pelakon Wanita Popular), Ridzuan Hashim (Pelakon Pembantu Lelaki Popular), Raja Ema (Pelakon Pembantu Wanita Popular), Jay Jay (Penyanyi Lelaki Popular), Ramlah Ram (Penyanyi Wanita Popular) dan Gersang (Penyanyi Berkumpulan Popular). Acara kemuncak berlangsung di Hotel Holiday Villa, Subang Jaya Selangor, pada malam 10 Disember 1988, dihoskan oleh N.D. Lala dan Charmaine Agustine. dirakamkan oleh TV3 untuk siaran pada 25 Disember 1988.
Kemudian barulah muncul APPP89 yang dianjurkan dengan kerjasama RTM dan Salem, bersiaran langsung dari Angkasapuri, pada 13 Januari 1990, jam 8.30 malam. Hosnya adalah DJ Ainul Jamal dan Sharifah Sakinah Al Junid. Mulai 1990, diperkenalkannya anugerah terbesar Artis Paling Popular yang diberikan kepada artis yang meraih jumlah undian terbanyak dari kesemua kategori lain. Pemenang pertama Artis Paling Popular ialah Aishah.
Mulai 1992, Anugerah Penyanyi/Pelakon Popular ditukar namanya menjadi Anugerah Bintang-Bintang Popular, di samping bilangan anugerah ditambah kepada 15, termasuk Penghibur TV Lelaki dan Wanita, Pelakon TV Lelaki dan Wanita, Artis Komedi Lelaki dan Wanita, dan Drama TV. Anugerah Drama TV hanya bertahan selama setahun, iaitu dimenangi oleh siri TV Opah. Mulai 1994, nama penganugerahan dipendekkan menjadi Anugerah Bintang Popular.
Anugerah Bintang Popular 1996 memperkenalkan dua kategori yang dinilai oleh juri, iaitu Kategori Filem (Filem, Pelakon Lelaki dan Wanita, Pelakon Pembantu Lelaki dan Wanita Terbaik, Hadiah Khas Juri Grand Brilliance) dan Kategori Drama (Drama, Pengarah, Pelakon Lelaki dan Wanita, Pelakon Pembantu Lelaki dan Wanita, Skrip, Suntingan, Videografi Terbaik; Anugerah Khas Juri), tetapi kategori-kategori ini bertahan sehingga edisi 1997/98 sahaja. Edisi 1996 turut memperkenalkan anugerah Artis Remaja Popular selama setahun (dimenangi oleh Siti Nurhaliza), kemudian menggantikannya dengan Artis Baru Popular (dimenangi oleh Ahmad Idham) pada edisi seterusnya. Edisi 1996 juga menggabungkan Penghibur TV Lelaki dan Wanita Popular menjadi satu anugerah Penghibur TV Popular untuk direbut oleh kedua-dua jantina.
Anugerah Bintang Popular 1998/99 memperkenalkan anugerah baru untuk Penyanyi Nasyid Popular yang dihadiahkan setiap tahun hingga kini; pemenang pertamanya ialah Raihan. Selain itu, edisi ABP 1998/99 turut menyediakan dua Anugerah Khas untuk Seniman Veteran dan Seniwati Veteran (masing-masing dimenangi oleh Ibrahim Pendek dan Ruminah Sidek); masing-masing ditukar namanya menjadi Anugerah Seniman Veteran dan Anugerah Seniwati Veteran dan bertahan hingga edisi 2001. Edisi 1998/99 turut anugerah Artis Bukan Melayu Popular untuk seniman bukan berketurunan Melayu, dan pemenang pertamanya ialah Sathiya yang berketurunan India; anugerah ini bertahan sehingga 2004 dengan Vince (kacukan Cina/Inggeris) sebagai pemenang terakhirnya.
ABP 2000 menyaksikan "Anugerah Khas Bintang Popular" yang bertahan sehingga edisi 2006; antara pemenangnya ialah Anita Sarawak, Sheila on 7 (sebuah kugiran dari Indonesia) dan Datuk Jamil Sulong. Edisi 2000 turut mencari Artis Kanak-kanak Popular untuk setahun sahaja; pemenangnya ialah kumpulan Kristal.
RTM yang menjadi penyiar siaran langsung ABP sepanjang 1990-an menyerahkan tugasnya ini kepada TV3 mulai edisi 2001, dan begitu juga tempat acara berpindah dari Angkasapuri ke Genting Highlands.
ABP 2003 menyaksikan anugerah Artis Berkumpulan Popular diubah namanya menjadi Artis Berkumpulan/Duo Popular yang dikekalkan hingga kini; serta anugerah-anugerah Pelakon TV Lelaki Popular dan Pelakon TV Wanita Popular ditukar namanya kepada "Pelakon TV/VCD Lelaki Popular" dan "Pelakon TV/VCD Wanita Popular" sempena populariti drama VCD tempatan ketika itu, sehingga dipulihkan nama-nama asalnya pada edisi 2005.
ABP 2007 menggantikan tiga anugerah khas juri iaitu Anugerah Biduan Veteran, Anugerah Seniwati Veteran dan Anugerah Khas Bintang Popular, dengan satu anugerah yang serupa peranannya iaitu Anugerah Pencapaian Sepanjang Hayat; penerima pertamanya ialah M. Nasir.
SEJARAH PENUBUHAN HARIAN METRO
Sebelum kehadiran Harian Metro, terdapat di kalangan penyokong media sudah merasakan perlunya ada sebuah akhbar harian petang berbahasa Melayu di Lembah Klang. Walau bagaimanapun, ia masih tidak menjadi kenyataan sehinggalah Kumpulan New Straits Times Press menyahut cabaran itu. Akhbar petang pertama Malaysia berbentuk tabloid dilancarkan pada 25 Mac 1991 dengan pesanan cetakan awal 30,000 sehari. Sejak itu, Harian Metro diterbitkan enam hari seminggu (Isnin hingga Sabtu) oleh Berita Harian Sdn Bhd. Pada 25 Mac 1992, Harian Metro melancarkan edisi selatannya di Johor Bahru. Edisi selatan itu diterbitkan sebagai tabloid pagi. Pesanan cetakan pertama di kilang New Straits Times Press di Senai ialah 15,000.
The Borneo Post, established in 1978, is the largest English-language daily newspaper on the island of Borneo. It is widely circulated in the Sultanate of Brunei and the Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah, all on the northern coast of the island. Headquartered in Kuching, it has a current editorial staff of about 200. Since the indefinite suspension of the Sarawak Tribune in February 2006, it has grown to become the main English daily in Sarawak. In January 2007, the Sunday Post was launched, together with the website . For 2006, The Borneo Post had an ABC-audited circulation of 86,000. At 2007 The Borneo Post ABC-audited circulation had reach over 96,000.
The Daily Express is an English language newspaper in Sabah, Malaysia and is the sister newspaper of the Overseas Chinese Daily News (OCDN). It was founded by the late Tan Sri Yeh Pao Tzu and it was first issued on March 1, 1963. It is published in English, Malay and Kadazan. It is promoted as the "Independent National Newspaper of East Malaysia." It is the largest daily circulation newspaper in Sabah
THE NEW SABAH TIMES
The New Sabah Times is a newspaper in Sabah, Malaysia. It was first known as the Sabah Times when it was founded in 1949 by Donald Stephens. He later became Sabah's first Chief Minister when Sabah gained independence from the United Kingdom. He was also awarded the title Tun as a reward for his service.
In 1954, the Sabah Times combined with the North Borneo News and became the North Borneo News & Sabah Times. The paper changed its name again in 1969 to Kinabalu Sabah Times but reverted in 1979 to its original. Publication of the Sabah Times ended on 24 March 1995.
On 8 March 1998, the newspaper was resurrected as the New Sabah Times by Inna Kinabalu Sdn Bhd.
Tun Mohd Fuad Stephens founded Sabah Times in 1949 when he was still known as Mr. Donald Stephens. Initially, he joined the North Borneo News as a reporter. Mr. Donald Stephens saw a need for a good newspaper, which subsequently led to the birth of Sabah Times. He moulded Sabah Times into a greater newspaper and eventually, he became the first Chief Minister when Sabah gained its independence from British. He was awarded the title of "Tun" in recognition for his service. Headed by Tun Mohd Fuad Stephens and managed by a team of professional and journalists, Sabah Times soon attracted a loyal following which carries on until today. However, the publication of Sabah Times came to an end on 24 March 1995.
Sabah Times was given a new lease of life again on 8 March 1998. When it was bought over by the publishing company Inna Kinabalu Sdn. Bhd. To signify a change from the old management and format, the newspaper was accordingly given a new name, New Sabah Times, incorporating the old identity and image with the new.
Although the paper resurfaced into the Sabahan world of journalism when the economic turmoil began, They managed to stay afloat with support from the dedicated readers and struggled through the economic undercurrent eventually becoming a fierce competitor to other established newspapers in Sabah.
The newspaper is distributed by subscription but is also circulated to hotels for free distribution to guests in order to promote Sabah.
Utusan Malaysia (literally translated from Malay to English as the "Malaysian Courier") (another sister newspaper known as Utusan Melayu published in Jawi script ceased publication in January 2006) is a Malay language pro-government newspaper in Malaysia. First published in Jawi, the newspaper is now published in romanised letters. While readership had rapidly declined in line with declining editorial quality, it is still regarded the number one selling Malay-language daily in Malaysia.
Utusan Malaysia started publication from Singapore as Utusan Melayu on May 29, 1939, catering to the Jawi-literate in then British Malaya. It became an influential medium for the populace to voice their opinions towards the colonial government in pre-independence Malaya.
The broadsheet was the first of four newspapers, published by the Utusan Group (Malay: Kumpulan Utusan), established in 1938 in Singapore as "Utusan Melayu Press Limited". In February 1958, five months after Malaya gained Independence from the British government, Utusan Melayu moved its headquarters and operations to Kuala Lumpur, the nation's capital.
In 1997, the Group made its entry into the world of multimedia with the launch of "Utusan Malaysia On-Line", Malaysia's first Online Newspaper in full text and visuals. The service provided, in collaboration with Telekom Malaysia, enables pay-subscribers to read exact replicas of the Group's newspapers, including Utusan Malaysia. On July 2, 2001, "Utusan Education Portal" (Portal Pendidikan Utusan) was launched. The free service has received recognition from MIMOS (the "Malaysian Institute of Microelectronic Systems") as one of the top five education websites in Malaysia in 2001. Utusan had also won the "IFRA Publish Asia 2003 Award" for the "Best in Print" category on March 20, 2002. It was the first award to be won by the newspaper at the international level.
HARAKAH DAILY NEWSPAPER
Harakah is a newspaper founded in 1987 and published by Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS). In addition to using the Malay language, the paper includes a 8-page English language pullout consisting of pages and columns written in English called the English Section. A page in Jawi writing was introduced in 2007. Articles from Harakah are also available through its own website, Harakahdaily.net.
The circulation of Harakah broke new heights during the post-Anwar sacking by Mahathir in the late 1990s. This has caused printing permit, which for years had allowed publication twice a week, to be changed to twice a month by the Barisan Nasional-dominated government of Malaysia.
Harakah's current Managing Director is Dato' Kamarudin Jaffar. Currently helmed by Ahmad Lutfi Othman who was appointed its editor-in-chief in 2006, its former editor-in-chiefs include Zulkifli Sulong and Suhaimi Taib. Its internet wing edition, Harakahdaily.net, is headed by Mohd Rashidi Hassan. One of the better known contributors to Harakah was M. G. G. Pillai, who coined the term "Darul Casino". He died in 2006.
THE NEW STRAITS TIMES
The New Straits Times is an English-language newspaper published in Malaysia. It is Malaysia's oldest newspaper still in print (though not the first, having been founded as The Straits Times in 1845, and was reestablished as the "New Straits Times" in 1965. The paper served as Malaysia's only broadsheet format English language newspaper. However, following the heels of British newspapers The Times and The Independent, a tabloid version first rolled off the presses on 1 September 2004 and since 18 April 2005, the newspaper is published only in tabloid size, ending a 160-year-old tradition of broadsheet publication. The New Straits Times currently retails at RM1.20 (~36 USD cents).
The New Straits Times is printed by the New Straits Times Press, which also produced the English language afternoon newspaper, The Malay Mail, until 1 January 2008, as well as assorted Malay language newspapers, most notably the Berita Harian. The New Straits Times is part of Media Prima group of companies.
As of 1 January 2009, the Group Editor of the New Straits Times is Syed Nadzri Syed Harun, while Kamrul Idris Zulkifli is Deputy Group Editor. Executive Editors, as of 1 January 2009, Lee Ah Chai (News) and Chandra Segaran (Production) and Lim Thow Boon.
The paper was originally founded as The Straits Times and covered all of what was then British Malaya, and Singapore, where it was based. This continued when Singapore became part of Malaysia in 1963, but upon its departure from the Federation in 1965, a separate paper published and based in Malaysia the New Straits Times, was established, whilst The Straits Times has continued publication in Singapore.
In 1972, The then-owner, the Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad formed the News Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. in a desire to meet the reasonable aspirations of Malaysians to have a majority shareholding in the company which produced the largest mass-circulation organ in the English language. An agreement was reached on 17 September 1972 between the directors of the Straits Times group and Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah for the disposal of 80 per cent of the stock of the News Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd for the Malaysian interets.
Harian Metro is a Malaysian newspaper published in Malay language and available in the afternoon. It was launched on 25 March 1991. A Sunday edition, Metro Ahad was launched on August 19, 1995.
The format of the newspaper is tabloid. The change in demography resulted in a growing audience of young people who were looking for entertainment, shopping news, lifestyle features and news that interested them. Harian Metro met those needs in a most interesting and exciting manner by way of exciting editorial presentation.
The growth of Harian Metro was in itself a sensation. From 106,000 readers in 1993, the readership shot up dramatically to 2.2 million for Harian Metro and 2.4 million for Metro Ahad in 2009. The latest growing newspaper.
Today's at stands at readers daily that published Mondays to Sundays, Harian Metro grew from a single edition newspaper to a five-edition national newspaper able to reach people in the central region as well as the other States daily.
Harian Metro is a two-section daily incorporating the main news section and RAP (entertainment; the title means "Rentak Artis Popular", Variasi (thematic) and 1Klasifieds (Classifieds).
Other Malay newspapers include Berita Harian, Utusan Malaysia, Kosmo! and more.
Malaysia Today is a popular Malaysian news blog. It is known for being critical of both the governing Barisan Nasional coalition and opposition parties such as the Democratic Action Party and Parti Keadilan Rakyat. Its founder and chief editor is Raja Petra Kamarudin, a former political detainee. Founded in August 2004, it has claimed that it has received almost 100 million hits since then, and alleges it has a readership larger than that of the New Straits Times, a major English language daily newspaper in Malaysia. According to The Star, Malaysia Today receives 1.5 million hits a day, and is one of the top ten political sites in Malaysia. The website is currently hosted in neighbouring Singapore.
Malaysia Today was launched about two weeks before the release of Anwar Ibrahim from prison on September 2, 2004; Anwar was once Deputy Prime Minister, but fell from grace after his actions during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, and was sacked by then Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad. Anwar was imprisoned in 1998 after he was found guilty of charges of corruption and released in 2004. Raja Petra, who was the webmaster of the Free Anwar Campaign website, decided to form Malaysia Today shortly before Anwar's release as part of a "Free Malaysia" campaign. Raja Petra took credit for predicting that Anwar would be released several weeks before it actually occurred.
Malaysiakini is a political news website published in English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil. Since its launch on November 20, 1999, it has been widely considered to be one of the leading non-government owned paid-news agencies in Malaysia. Compete.com estimates that Malaysiakini now attracts over 10,000 unique visitors in May 2009. Alexa ranked malaysiakini.com as the 16th most popular web site in Malaysia (ahead of Star) in 2008.
Unlike most news sources in Malaysia, Malaysiakini remains free from government regulation and thus widely considered to be the country's only credible, independent voice. Malaysiakini has gained both praise and notoriety by regularly covering subjects and viewpoints deemed taboo by the mainstream broadcast and print media; the fact that it is still allowed to operate is partly due to the Malaysian government's tolerance regarding internet censorship. The Malaysian government had pledged there would be no control and censorship of Internet content in line with efforts to create the Multimedia Super Corridor.
THE STAR NEWSPAPER
The Star is an English-language, tabloid-format newspaper in Malaysia. It is the largest in terms of circulation in Malaysia, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations. It has a daily circulation of between 290,000 to 300,000. The Star is a member of the Asia News Network.
The Star is majority-owned by the Malaysian Chinese Association, the second-largest party in the ruling Barisan Nasional alliance. Its major competitors are the New Straits Times and The Sun, both tabloids.
GUANG MING DAILY NEWSPAPER
Guang Ming Daily was previously known as Sin Pin Daily , Sin Pin Daily was founded by the Aw brothers which have also started Sin Chew Daily. Sin Pin Daily was headquartered in Penang but unfortunately it has to stop publishing in 1986 after some major changes in management.
All the former staff of the defunct Sin Pin Daily are desperate to restart the newspaper publishing. Finally in December 1987, Guang Ming Daily was born after obtaining the publishing permit with the help from Dato' Seri Dr. Lim Keng Yaik.
In 1992, the Rimbunan Hijau Group bought over Guang Ming Daily and thus making it the sister company with Sin Chew Daily
KWONG WAH YIT POH DAILY
Kwong Wah Yit Poh or Kwong Wah Daily is a Malaysian Chinese daily that was founded in 20 December 1910 by Dr. Sun Yat Sen. The daily is based in Penang, where it has the largest readership in the northern region.
SIN CHEW JIT POH DAILY
Sin Chew Daily formerly known as Sin Chew Jit Poh is a leading Chinese-language newspaper in Malaysia. According to report from the Audit Bureau of Circulation for the period ending 30 June 2009, Sin Chew Daily has an average daily circulation of some 400,000 copies. It is only on Sundays that the circulation of the Malay language (national language of Malaysia) papers exceeds that of Sin Chew Daily.
Sin Chew Daily is a member of the Asia News Network.
Sin Chew Daily is circulated throughout Malaysia and neighbouring countries, in Southern Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia and northern Kalimantan. It is also published and printed in Indonesia and Cambodia under different mastheads.
Presently, Sin Chew Daily has 53 news bureaus and 6 printing plants in Peninsular and East Malaysia.
Sin Chew Daily is owned by Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad, a subsidiary of Media Chinese International Limited.
MALAYALA MANORAMA MALAYSIA
Malayala Manorama is a daily news paper, in Malayalam language, published in the state of Kerala, India. It was first published as a weekly on 14 March 1890, and currently has a readership of over 16 million (with a circulation base of over 1.8 million copies). The Malayalam word "manorama" roughly translates to "entertainer". The Week (India), an Indian weekly is also brought out by the Manorama Group. Manorama Yearbook is another popular yearly publication by the Kottayam- Kozhikode based Manorama Group. It has 32 publications all over India in five languages (English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Bengali)