Tag: Singapore Press Holdings

Ex-Straits Times heavyweight Bertha Henson is considering writing a book about journalism in Singapore

Veteran journalist Bertha Henson has revealed that she is "still thinking" about writing a book of her own on journalism in Singapore, as she reviewed her ex-boss, PN Balji's book, 'The Reluctant Editor'. Ms Henson is a heavyweight editor who spent 26 years at Singapore...

SPH shares at an all-time low in five years

According to online reports, the shares of Singapore Press Holdings Limited is now at one of the lowest points it has been in the past five years. Valued at SGD 2.40 as of today, it has taken a huge dip, as compared to SGD...

LKY and a fly

Dancer Goh Lay Kuan tells the story of  a fly that got the people of the TV station at Caldecott Hill hot under the collar. She tells Singapolitics: “Once, there was a fly when he (Lee Kuan Yew) arrived  to give the National Day address....

Why does Stomp even exist?

By Kirsten Han In a country as wired as Singapore, it’s easy to see why media outlets would want to capitalise on our addiction to sharing (and over-sharing) on social media. “User-generated content” is a God-send to any media organisation hoping to maximise content and eyeballs with...

Public must kick ball into MDA’s court

By Trinity Chua and Mary Lee Over the past four days, more than 20,000 netizens signed an online petition asking for the closure of the Singapore Press Holdings web portal, STOMP. The petition was launched by one Robin Li, who cited a number of inaccuracies...

Why SPH is slow on the uptake

The latest readership figures confirm a trend that many media watchers have been talking about. SPH has reacted with talk that newsrooms are going to be restructured and redesigned to make its print-digital operations seamless. In a Question and Answer session, Bharad Ramesh, Head...