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Censorship in Singapore

The Singapore government argues that censorship of political, racial and religious issues to a certain extent is necessary to avoid upsetting the delicate balance of Singapore’s multi-racial society, which begs the question: how far is too far? Silencing Arts The M1 Fringe Festival controversy over two shows Naked Ladies and Undressing Room started on 22nd November 2016,…

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[Media & Politics] Why Freedom of the Press is not Antithetical to Stable Political Governance and Confucian Values

The introduction of the MDA’s new licensing framework was mired in controversy and met with vociferous opposition from the online community and civil society groups. Under the updated regulatory framework, news sites that report regularly on Singapore and have significant traffic from locals will have to apply for a license in which they have to…

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[Media & Politics] Is The Government Struggling To Engage University Students Using Social Media?

According to the results of a recent poll conducted by the NUS Students’ Political Association (NUSPA), the government seems to have problems trying to reach out to tertiary students in the changing media landscape where use of social media is on the rise. The poll of 407 undergraduates in Singapore showed that about 44.7% of…

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