By Andrew T. Kenyon,Tim Marjoribanks,Amanda Whiting
Commentators at the media in Southeast Asia both emphasise with optimism the possibility for brand spanking new media to supply percentages for better democratic discourse, in any other case, much less confidently, specialize in the continued skill of governments to workout tight and complicated regulate of the media. This publication explores those matters just about Malaysia and Singapore. It analyses how reporters display screen governments and canopy elections, discussing what distinction journalism makes; it examines citizen journalism, and the restrictions on it, frequently self-imposed constraints; and it assesses how governments keep an eye on the media, together with outlining the improvement and present software of felony restrictions.
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