Monthly Archives: November 2015

    Greatest PR copywriting in the past decade by Russia
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    On Putin’s, “To forgive the terrorists is up to God, to send them to him is up to me”. By Sean Francis Han This is probably the greatest Public Relations (PR) copywriting magnum opus I’ve seen in the past decade. Why? Because of Read More

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    Defamation, a tool to hide the truth and “beat” whistle-blowers into submission?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Ghui In the last decade or so, Singapore has seen its fair share of scandals that have outraged Singaporeans. Notable examples of such debacles would include the TT Durai / National Kidney Foundation (NKF) saga and more recently, the Roland Poon / Read More

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    I don’t want my children to grow up thinking that killing children is okay
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The piece below is a letter submitted by one of our readers. By Rachel Pang I am a mother of two children, aged seven and 13. I am writing to express my views regarding the online remarks made by Calvin Cheng. Children are born Read More

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    Should I buy or should I rent?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Property Soul A friend recently moved from one rented home to another. The family of four is still staying in a condominium in the east side of Singapore, but this time a better one – it is newer, bigger, and asking for Read More

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    LTA officer strike Uber driver at Bugis taxi stand
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A recent video which is the talk of the town on social media shows a fight between a LTA officer and an Uber driver, Goh Kok Ling, 59. In the video, the driver on the left of the screen was seen whispering something Read More

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    Cheng makes allegations against TOC; MLC chairman disagrees with Cheng
    By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

    Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) and current member of the Media Literacy Council, Calvin Cheng, has made an allegation against the editors of The Online Citizen (TOC). In a Facebook post on 25 November, Mr Cheng charged that Ms Kirsten Han, who Read More

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    MLC: Calvin Cheng did not engage in hate speech
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on December 1st, 2015 at 01:30 pmMedia Literacy Council (MLC) has published a statement by its chairman on the recent comments made by former Nominated Member of Parliament, Mr Calvin Cheng, about killing children of terrorists just “in case” they grow Read More

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    Men and boys: Part of the solution to ending gender-based violence
    By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

    Alvin Wong is the programme coordinator for WE CAN! Singapore, a campaign that seeks to end violence against women. As part of White Ribbon Week, TOC got in touch with him to talk about gender-based violence and how men and boys can do Read More

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    Petition launched to remove Adam Lambert from MediaCorp 2015 countdown show
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A petition has been launched online for MediaCorp to remove singer-songwriter Adam Lambert from the countdown show, “Celebrate 2016” that is to be aired on 31 December. The petition referenced to Mr Lambert’s “track record” of his past performances and how it runs contrary Read More

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    Troubling nonchalance from the MLC on “killing children” remarks by its member
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

    The following is an email sent to the chairman of the Media Literacy Council (MLC), Professor Tan Cheng Han, and the MLC committee members, on 27 November by the writer. Dear Mr Tan and members of the MLC, I write to express my Read More

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