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The government doesn’t refute critics or defend policies; instead, it overwhelms the population with positive news (what the researchers call “cheerleading” content) in order to eclipse bad news and divert attention away from actual problems.
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I refer to the article “As Singapore’s spending needs grow, raising taxes is inevitable: PM Lee” (Channel NewsAsia, 19 Nov). 706 more words
I was going through my archives and came across a project that required me to go interview a person. As a student of journalism, I just was so enthusiastic about having got a topic better than the rest. 707 more words
The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) held their Ordinary Delegates Conference (ODC) at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday (15 Nov), where union leaders voted decisively at nearly 97% in support of constitutional changes to expand its network to help more working people. 1,079 more words