Media

Shin Min newspaper report on suspicious activity in red light district turns out to be sexual health outreach program
By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

Just recently the Shin Min Daily News, which is a Chinese-language afternoon newspaper published by Singapore Press Holdings, published a rather inflammatory article about “suspicious activity” in a red light district area involving two “scantily dressed women” who were allegedly selling condoms from Read More

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IMDA partners Clicknetwork to launch new public service web series
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Munkysuperstar Pictures, which owns popular YouTube channel Clicknetwork, have established a partnership to launch three new web series. In a press release on Monday (13 August), IMDA stated that this is part of IMDA’s initiative to Read More

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Fake accounts rise in support of MINDEF’s “decisive actions and thorough investigations” in CFC Dave Lee’s death
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Yesterday, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen presented the report from the Committee of Inquiry (COI) on the death of Corporal First Class Dave Lee in Parliament. The report noted that inadequate on-site casualty management and delayed evacuation to the medical centre were the likely reasons for CFC Read More

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Straits Times avoids mentioning financial burden among elderly as a cause of increased suicides
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

It was reported today (30 Jul) that the number of elderly committing suicide hit a record high last year (2017). In its press release, Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) noted that the number of the elderly aged 60 and above who took their own Read More

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“Leading global strategy advisor” wants Singapore to accept more immigration
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Writing for ST today (24 Jul), Dr Parag Khanna who is said to be a “leading global strategy advisor, world traveler, and best-selling author”, as well as the Founder & Managing Partner of his own advisory firm FutureMap, he argued that openness to Read More

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Misleading headlines by mainstream media on SUSS Marriage and Baby Bonus Scheme
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

I really don’t understand how The New Paper (TNP) can title their article “Thumbs up for the SUSS’ marriage and baby bonus offer” when Associate Professor Daniel Goh, a sociologist from NUS, who was interviewed for the article called the offer “a wonderful gesture” Read More

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SPH moves into other sectors as media revenue continues to decline
By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) released its 3Q 2018 financial results on Wednesday (11 July). Despite its digital circulation rising by almost 44% from 278,000 readers a year ago to 399,000 readers today, the total revenue from its core media business declined by 8% to $167.94 Read More

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A news outlet doesn’t have to be unique, it just has to be seen as an accurate and objective source of news
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

It is most interesting that the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has organised an Innovation Day in a bid to reach more segments of the community. While I applaud its efforts to be more entrepreneurial and unique, it could perhaps do more to focus Read More

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Social media giants have to take responsibility in today’s world of misinformation
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

Dr Cherian George, professor of media studies at the journalism department of Hong Kong Baptist University and a former journalist of The Straits Times in Singapore, has criticised social media giants such as Facebook for not being proactive enough in fighting the spread of deliberate Read More

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The law “should not play favourites” when it comes to legislation regarding fake news: media studies academic
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

Dr Cherian George, professor of media studies at the journalism department of Hong Kong Baptist University and a former journalist of The Straits Times in Singapore, has expressed concerns over the potential of misuse of legislation targeting the spread of fake news in the hands Read More

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