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

A Handsel for the Media
11
A Lesson Well Learned
22
Two Important Cases
38
The Governments Case Against the Singapore Herald
56
The Divestiture of Control
106
The Foreign Media
140
Inside the Web
201
Relevant Legislation
228
Newspaper Circulation
234
Index
244
About the Book and Author
254
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