At the end of last year, I wrote my $0.02 on the need for self-regulation among local bloggers (part 1 and part 2). Today, I read in the papers that Malaysian bloggers have formed the National Alliance of Bloggers of Malaysia, or "All-Blogs". Apparently, it's in response to the crackdown on bloggers there who were allegedly defamatory towards the government.
Among the organisation's activities are:
- conduct training on basic journalistic ethics, writing skills and defamation and sedition laws on fabrication and plagiarism
- open up dialogue with the government
I think it'll be interesting to see how All-Blogs fares. There might be something there for Singaporean bloggers to learn about.