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National Union of Journalists Malaysia (NUJ)

The National Union of Journalists Malaysia (NUJ) is the only organisation of working journalists in the country representing the industrial, social and welfare interest of journalists in the country

Formed on August 30, 1962 NUJ Malaysia is the sole authority to negotiate and determine the proper rates of remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment for journalists in the various publishing houses which produce Bahasa Melayu, English and Chinese newspapers and periodicals


NUJ Main Activities

Collective Agreement salary, wages and general assistance NUJ aids branches in preparations before any collective agreement (CA) negotiations; inviting the respective management to enter negotiations to renew a CA. Notice for negotiation will be given by either party three months prior to the termination of the existing CA.


The NUJM is working to build a long-term strategy to support journalists and media workers in Malaysia. As a project partner in an EU funded media reform project, Strengthening MalaysiaвЂôs Media for Change, this survey is a way to understand the needs, challenges and general landscape of the Malaysian media in 2020.

We will be including these survey reports soon:

Trust in Media Study Results
Malaysia Report 2020
  • LEAD REPORT: Country Report
  • Media Council Report
  • Gender and Diversity
  • 2020: NUJM Survey Of Journalist Working Conditions In Malaysia
  • Media Violations 2020-21