The Week in Review Part 2: Beyond The Singapore Paradox
[ Programme Segment: The Week In Review ]
Cherian George, author of “Freedom from the Press: Journalism and State Power in Singapore” is a professor of journalism at the
Nanyang Technological University. His PhD thesis is “Contentious Journalism & the Internet: Towards Democratic Discourse in Malaysia & Singapore”. Cherian explains how the Singapore government very early on caught on to the fact that the free market could be a valuable tool
in taming the media.