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Singapore: The politics of Singapore's new media in 2006

Categories: East Asia, Singapore, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Technology

Gerald Giam (via theory.isthereason.com [1]) looks at 2006's highlights in new media and citizen journalism [2] in Singapore. “The government’s “light touch” approach to regulating the Internet was probably one of the factors that emboldened many Singaporeans to step up and push the political boundaries through their blogs, podcasts (online sound clips) and vodcasts (online video clips).”