"In its article, Bernama claimed that "the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which is part of the respected London-based magazine, The Economist, predicts that BN will win the 13th general election based on its successful track record, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's reform agenda, and his successful economic leadership."
Actually, the EIU report said no such thing.
In contrast to Bernama, Malaysiakini fulfilled its journalistic responsibility. It found the original EIU report and posted a link to it. Now everyone can read it and see that the EIU analysis was very balanced."
"Many people have called the Bernama report, "spin". However, once you read the original EIU report, it becomes clear that the Bernama headline and lead are more than spin - they are pure fabrication.
Malaysiakini has also discovered that the Bernama report itself was taken almost word for word from a shadowy website, whose ownership and authorship are hidden. Yet Bernama, once again fulfilling its role as a dutiful propagandist for the ruling party, never carried out its own fact-check or examined the original source."
Rest of his letter in Malaysiakini:
As expected of Bernama, Malaysiakini and the EIU