From internal changes to being called in for questioning, this year has been action-packed from start to finish for New Naratif. On the final episode of Southeast Asia Dispatches for 2020, PJ Thum and Deborah Augustin look back at the year New Naratif has had, the highs and lows and the lessons they’ve learned.

Kelly Anissa is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Previously, Kelly worked as a producer and presenter at BFM 89.9, a Malaysian radio station for current affairs. She has done work on a wide range of areas, covering environmental issues, policy and legal reforms in Malaysia, regional politics and health journalism. Outside of work, Kelly works on short films.