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Freedom from the Press

Journalism and State Power in Singapore

by Cherian George


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For several decades, the city-state of Singapore has been an international anomaly, combining an advanced, open economy with restrictions on civil liberties and press freedom. Freedom from the Press analyses the republic's media system, showing how it has been structured "like the rest of the political framework" to provide maximum freedom of manœuvre for the People's Action Party (PAP) government.

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Cherian George (Author)

Cherian George is an associate professor in the journalism department of Hong Kong Baptist University. He is also the author of Contentious Journalism and the Internet.

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