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The Media Enthralled

Francis T. Seow

The Media Enthralled

Singapore Revisited (International Communication and Popular Culture.)

by Francis T. Seow

  • 313 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass Communication Media And Politics,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government and the press,
  • Censorship,
  • Press & journalism,
  • Freedom of the press,
  • Online information services,
  • Singapore

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9373335M
    ISBN 100813326702
    ISBN 109780813326702
    OCLC/WorldCa35360742

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Singapore's former solicitor general tells the story. Francis Seow's 'The Media Enthralled: Singapore Revisited' paints a very bleak picture of the government controlled press and the media in this authoritarian island-state.

While on a trip to Singapore, I made enquiries about purchasing a copy of this book, but I was told by all the book-stores in Singapore that it was unavailable for sale or Cited by: Media Enthralled: Singapore Revisited-Francis T.

Seow. Seow, both a one time Solicitor-General of Singapore and political prisoner there, gives the reader an informed and detailed account of how he believes the Singapore Government set out to turn not only the country's press, but the international press as well, into apparently unquestioning followers of the Government's line.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Foreword / Henry J. Steiner --The Bailiwick of Singapore --A Glimpse at History --Vignettes on Indian Press Legislation --The Situation at the Straits --The Singapore Chronicle --The Singapore Free Press --The Straits Times --The Malaya Tribune --The.

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