Tag Archives: Media

EX-SHUQUN SEC PRINCIPAL SLAMS MEDIA’S BIASED UNFAIR REPORTING OVER SCHOOL BULLYING INCIDENT

I was the principal of ‪#‎shuqunsecondary‬ from 2012 to 2015. From 1 Jan 2016, I will be leaving the education service. I am hoping to pursue further studies. And no, before you ask, I made this decision some time before the "bullying incident" in my school. Many ppl who know the truth of the events in my school have asked me why I did not respond more actively to the various reports on the Internet when the incident happened. My answer - I did not want to feed the ongoing media frenzy and help viral irresponsible articles that were being put out by my comments.

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LOCAL TAMIL TELEVISION SUCKS BECAUSE OF LOW PAY, LONG HOURS, FREE ACTORS

I joined because of passion. But I got paid little to nothing and worked long hours. In fact, actors don't get paid. Only the famous actors like Eshwari and Jaynesh popularity will get paid on time. Others have to wait in queue and sometimes excuses are given "accountant not in" "we will clear your payment after the show" "Don't worry, it's still processing".

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PINOY MEDIA COMPARE PM LEE HSIEN LOONG’S PRIVATE PLANE AND SAY IT IS SMALL

A couple of days ago, the Filipino media ABS-CBN news reported that their journalists were shocked and confused when they saw PM Lee Hsien Loong disembark from a small unmarked Gulfstream jet. The news article also highlighted that Singapore is one of the richest economies in the world with a GDP per capita and yet PM Lee also chooses to travel on commercial flights for official business. We can't decide if the Filipino media is indirectly criticising Singapore for being stingy or praising us for our financial prudence. What do you think?

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MEDIA MNC HIRES FOREIGNERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD BUT ONLY FEW S’POREANS

I recently been dating a hongkee girl working in an MNC here. She is nice and everything but I really enjoyed our time together. Unfortunately, she will be leaving in a few weeks time but the main part of the story is the company she works at. This hongkee girl works for a very famous media MNC with a branch in Singapore. I have been to her company to visit her once or twice to do some romantic surprises for her, but what I discovered made me very worried.

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SINGAPORE ONCE HAD A FREE & VIBRANT PRESS

It wasn’t always this way. The media in Singapore wasn’t always state-controlled. We didn’t always have the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act (NPPA). Our newspapers were not always run by a behemoth, monopolistic publisher whose key senior appointments are government-approved people and the biggest stakeholders are government-linked.

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US MEDIA: AMOS YEE WILL BRIGHTEN UP SINGAPORE’S FUTURE

If anything, Yee has all the hallmarks of a green and thriving mind; he is exactly the kind of person you would one day want reviewing your books, making your movies, maybe even running your country. Americans, who enjoy the benefits of free media, have a responsibility to take him more seriously than they take the government that has tried to quiet him for thinking freely in the public sphere. And those of us in the Fourth Estate have a duty to spread word of his ridiculous charges. If people like Amos Yee end up the custodians of our profession, the future of countries like Singapore can be brighter than their past.

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DISGUSTING MAINSTREAM MEDIA ELEVATING LEE KUAN YEW TO GOD-LIKE STATUS

The continuous endless stream of accolades that have been published and broadcasted these few days by the state controlled media, propagating and forced feeding to Singaporeans with overwhelmingly out-of-proportionate ‘all-good-no-bad’ comments about LKY, is getting a bit nauseating. It gives everyone the impression that Singapore is single-handedly built by 1 man, completely ignoring the contributions from other Singapore leaders like Goh Keng Swee, Toh Chin Chye, Ong Teng Cheong, and others.

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WAN BAO: AILING LEE KUAN YEW SCOLDED UNPROFESSIONAL REPORTERS FROM HIS HOSPITAL BED

The report said that after the hoax of Lee's death was spread online and reported on internatonal news outlets CNN and CCTV news, Lee Kuan Yew was conscious enough to say a few words despite his condition. The ailing Lee Kuan Yew mustered whatever energy he could and firmly reminded reporters of the need to do their due diligence before reporting any news. Even when he is critically ill, Lee Kuan Yew is lucid enough to lecture reporters on the need for professionalism? Is he a legend or what?

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