Opposite Traction by Media and Public Over Najib’s 1MDB-linked assets.

While the media has been highlighting government’s failure in court bid to forfeit 1MDB-linked assets, the public however, has been emphasizing on Najib Razak’s action.


After the court has dismissed the government’s bid, the media focus was heavily upon the case which led to Jho Low has appeared prominent in the cluster.



Apart from that, prominent media has also been associating Jho Low when reporting about the court’s decision over government’s forfeit bid as depicted in the news excerpts.



However, while the government’s credibility has been put into focus, the outlook is different on Twitter whereby the public has been criticizing Najib Razak over the 1MDB case.


As visible in the analytics, the public narration was heavily on blaming the former prime minister, Najib Razak, apart from the association with the tabling of the Budget 2022.



In addition, the court’s decision has also increased the media traction over the case, especially when news reports have doubled in volume as presented in the media share.



Meanwhile, the data also shown that the media share is dominated by the English during the recent timeframe.