Tag: Freedom of the Press

Cherian George on the workings of the media: This is exactly what Lee Kuan Yew designed the press system to do

Cherian George, professor of media studies in the journalism department of Hong Kong Baptist University wrote a post on his website Air-Conditioned Nation about the pseudo-freedom of the press, adding that the way the press behaves today was “exactly what Lee Kuan Yew designed...

MDA action will choke new media entrants: Maruah

Below is a statement by human rights organisation Maruah: We write to express our dismay at the attempt to prosecute Mr Alex Au for contempt of court and the reports about the Media Development Authority (MDA) seeking to regulate online media platforms the Breakfast Network...

Book that you wouldn't have read

  Singapore lawyer and academic Jothie Rajah has come out with a book, Authoritarian Rule of Law, on how the government has used the law to systematically dismantle political liberalism. The book has been hardly talked about because the media has generally ignored it. Here...