Daily Archives: 2012-06-26

When will citizen journalism website STOMP clean up its mess?

~ By Unbranded BreadnButter ~ Mr Patrick Daniel, editor-in-chief of SPH’s English and Malay Newspapers Division, has sent a letter to Mr Tan Ek Kia, the interim chief executive of rail operator SMRT, to apologise for a fake photograph that was published on SPH’s citizen journalism, STOMP. The citizen journalist, STOMPer “wasabi”, alleged that there was a serious safety breach when the …

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Bertha Henson: Feeling Stomped all over

~ By Bertha Henson ~ This STOMP fiasco brings back so many bad memories. Many moons ago, TNP had to apologise to ex-DPM Toh Chin Chye for saying that he had been charged with drunk driving. The whole stable of SPH newspapers had to get on its knees and apologise on Page One, not on one day, but on several. The reporter …

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TOC Editorial: STOMP in the dumps

Our articles on Friday (22 June 2012) and Sat (23 June 2012) asked for STOMP to respond to the allegations that a story run by one of their content producers contradicted the version of the story given by SMRT. Today, in both The Straits Times and on STOMP’s website, the Editor-in-Chief of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Mr Patrick Daniel and STOMP Editor Mr Azhar …

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