08:01:06 am on January 10, 2007 |
Datuk Ahmad Talib was a former journalist of NST which now working for Maxis Communication. He gave his talk on journalism during his visit to the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), 21st September 2006. The program entitled “Journalism: Future and Prospect” is an invitation from one of the IIUM lecturers, Prof Madya Taib Azmuddin.
He said “Journalist or reporter is the earliest group who jotted down the history of human being nowadays. Within 50 to 100 years from now, all the news that has been written would be study and compile to become historical tools. To be a journalist, means one should be capable of managing, to lead, to inspire others and full of determination in performing any task. Therefore, the ability to read the society’s need at that period is very important!”