Meanwhile, Malay Mail reported that Media Prima will allegedly cut the number of editorial staff at the New Straits Times, Berita Harian, and Harian Metro by half.
Media Prima Television Networks’ CJ WOW SHOP also remained on the upswing with a 12% increase to RM169.9 million in 9MFY19 against RM151.9 million last year.
The partnership will leverage Media Prima's integrated media platforms for mass reach and experience in news publishing, education content, broadcasting operations, content creation and digital consulting.
This comes after it recently announced that it is “embarking on the next phase of its business transformation exercise” which is expected to conclude by the first quarter of 2020.
It added that the Group will also provide support to staff which includes job outplacement services and career counseling.
A bogus donation drive under the name of its newspaper the New Straits Times was recently disseminated through WhatsApp.