29 min

#9 - The history & effects of Singapore's media regulation policies (A conversation with Cherian George‪)‬ The Historyogi Podcast

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Singapore Press Holdings recently announced major structural changes to its media business, which has suffered losses for many years. Today, we speak to Professor Cherian George, a media scholar from Hong Kong Baptist University’s School of Communication, on the history of Singapore’s media regulation, the application of “calibrated coercion” by the state, whether social media can ever be a true replacement, and the price Singaporeans have to pay for the state’s media policies.

Singapore Press Holdings recently announced major structural changes to its media business, which has suffered losses for many years. Today, we speak to Professor Cherian George, a media scholar from Hong Kong Baptist University’s School of Communication, on the history of Singapore’s media regulation, the application of “calibrated coercion” by the state, whether social media can ever be a true replacement, and the price Singaporeans have to pay for the state’s media policies.

29 min

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