Tag Archives: Censorship

Singapore’s Press Freedom (or lack thereof)

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Breaking the bad news?

Disclaimer: Dear students, this is an opinion piece and you’re free to disagree. Note the various techniques of voicing opinions used in this post – by Aung San Suu Kyi herself (she concedes partial truth), by the various international press … Continue reading

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Update: Grammar Assignment #2 and Answer Key

Second installment of language exercises. Once again, these aren’t compulsory assignments, but this should not take up much time. A couple of you have asked for the answers to the previous language assignment – do drop me an email if … Continue reading

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Censorship – We cannot apologize for our right to publish…even offensive material

I tasked my students to write an essay on media and censorship. Out of personal interest, and in an effort to clarify certain gaps in factual knowledge, I chanced upon this article by Flemming Rose – editor responsible for publishing … Continue reading

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“Ban on ads that drive kids to unhealthy food” – The Straits Times, 2012

New move to kick in next year as part of ongoing efforts to combat rising obesity Published on Oct 28, 2012 By Salma Khalik Health Correspondent Advertisements that make unhealthy food and drinks appealing to children will be banned from early next … Continue reading

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“The 10 Most Popular Blocked Websites in China” – 25 Feb 2013

For full article, refer to: http://blog.websitepulse.com/the-10-most-popular-blocked-websites-in-china/ The reasons are as varied as the websites themselves and China doesn’t just block Internet websites. They monitor the Internet usage of their citizens. There are a number of people in jail – mostly … Continue reading

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