The Media Enthralled: Singapore Revisited

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 254 pages
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Once a proud and independent institution, the Singapore press was brought to its knees by threats, arbitrary arrests and detentions, general harassment and litigation during Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's administration. Singapore's former solicitor general tells the story.
 

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Contents

An Interlude
22
The Permit Revoked
85
The Final Curtain Falls
99
The Divestiture Continues
115
Political Organs Newsletters Etcetera
128
The Circulation Restriction
147
Asiaweek
164
The Expulsion of Foreign Correspondents
179
Interviews with the Prime Minister
194
Media Blackout?
207
The Legal Weapon
220
Relevant Legislation
228
22
234
38
244
About the Book and Author 254
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