Tag Archives: Journalism

SPH INVESTING IN EVERYTHING EXCEPT JOURNALISM

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) just bought over nursing home operator Orange Valley Healthcare for $164 million. The company sees the increasing demand for eldercare services as an attractive long-term business strategy and a source of stable revenues.

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STOMP HAS ROLE IN NEW MEDIA LANDSCAPE

CLOSING down citizen journalism website Stomp may not solve the inherent issues in the social media era, as similar platforms will sprout up to take its place ("MDA responds to anti-Stomp petition"; last Thursday). Stomp started out with the aim of promoting citizen journalism, showcasing public perspectives of news that might not be captured by traditional media. In that way, Stomp should not be seen as inferior to mainstream media. At the same time, one cannot expect Stomp posts to possess the depth of analysis present in traditional media.

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