Daily Archives: 2010-11-15

Redefining media quality

Howard Lee – Let’s not mince it. Our politicians are protecting the local traditional media. You can see it simply by counting the number of public statements made in attempts to increase public value of traditional media. In the past year or so, we had Zaqy, Lui, Shanmugam (make that a multiple for Shanmugam) and the latest being Lee Hsien Loong and Goh Chok Tong lauding …

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Local funding for politics a self-serving PAP rule

On 12 Nov, both Straits Times and Today reported that human rights advocacy group MARUAH had been gazetted as a Political Association. Below is an excerpt from Alex Au’s blog Yawning Bread on the Government’s latest move. Out of the blue, the government gazetted Maruah as a “political association” under the Political Donations Act. Maruah is a civil society group …

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