Singapore, Thailand: Grading the Media

A ranking that placed Singapore as No. 140 in press freedom sparks much discussion in the local blogosphere. Singabloodypore explains the sorry state of the island state's docile media. Omeka na Huria points out that Thailand appears to be learning from Singapore in reining in its own press; Thailand's ranking dropped from from 59 to 107 in a single year. More reactions here.

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