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ST reports possible gain of $700m of exposure from analyst but picks another company to report sentiments of coverage
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Straits Times in its article,”Singapore may have gained over $700m in exposure as host of Trump-Kim summit: Analyst Meltwater” wrote that more than S$700 million in exposure by hosting the historic Trump-Kim summit, according to a media intelligence analyst. The report which was reproduced Read More

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Reuters wins SOPA Award for Public Service Journalism for Story on the Rohingya Crisis
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

 The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), a Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organization, named Reuters as the winner of the SOPA Award for Public Service Journalism for its reporting on the Rohingya crisis. The announcement was made at the SOPA 2018 Awards Gala Dinner on Read More

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Lim Biow Chuan: I don’t reply to comments on TOC because many meant to attack, humiliate and destroy
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Last Friday (8 Jun), it was reported on TOC that MP Lim Biow Chuan had made a controversial Facebook posting, explaining why an ex-offender’s application to obtain a licence to work as security guard was turned down by the Singapore Police Force (SPF). Read More

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Local MSM overhyping the June 12 summit
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Serene Ong There’s a race going on and it’s not an arms race involving North Korea. Afterall, they have agreed to denuclear, isn’t it? The race many of us would have seen is between MediaCorp and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) – both Read More

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Pro-PAP fanpage spreads misinformation about GST cuts in Malaysia
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

“Fabrication about The PAP”, a pro-establishment Facebook fanpage is creating much confusion amongst Singaporeans and Malaysians after posting up two receipts from Malaysia, claiming that prices had gone up despite Goods and Services being cut to zero per cent by the new Malaysian Government. Read More

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Name of prominent Hong Kong journalist used to publish “fake news” criticising Mahathir and praising Lee Hsien Loong
By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

In a Facebook post two weeks ago (26 May), Prominent Hong Kong journalist Susanna Cheung has alleged that someone has made use of her name to publish “fake news”. She added that she would report the matter to the Police once she is in Singapore: Read More

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Anwar calls on media to be critical of govt while SG media continues to flatter govt
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

On Friday (25 May), Anwar Ibrahim called on the press to do away with the practice of flattering government leaders by painting rosy stories about them, urging the media to take seriously its role of providing checks and balances in the country. Anwar Read More

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Review of “The Media Enthralled, Singapore Revisited” by Francis T Seow
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung The Media Enthralled, published in 1998, is a meticulous documentation of how the free press was subverted and enslaved. Not only was the local press with powerful private ownership brought to its knees, the foreign press too were subjugated. Read More

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Anwar thanks Malaysian alternative news site while SG govt wants to stop “fake news”
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

In a recent interview with Malaysiakini, a Malaysian alternative news site, Mr Anwar Ibrahim who was released from prison on Wednesday (May 16), has expressed his appreciation to Malaysiakini. “At a time when we had massive restrictions, where the media was nothing but Read More

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Media must perform its role as a watchdog and not divert attention away
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Han Lang It pains me to write this but I am very disturbed by how the mainstream media always praises the character of victims who had died because of what seemed to be lapses in our system. This seems to be a Read More

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