03 Sep '11, 3am

Viewing cable: Singapore Topic: Journalists Frustrated by Press Controls Released: 2011-08-30 Origin: US Embassy...

Reporters say they are eager to produce more investigative and critical reporting, but they are stifled by editors who have been groomed to tow the line. Some reporters seek an outlet for their journalistic passions by serving as overseas correspondents, where ST allows reporters much greater latitude; others consider plying their trade elsewhere. Given that media restrictions are no greater now than in the past, reporters' increasing frustration may reflect this generation's rising expectations. 2. Comment: The traditional media in Singapore are certainly no more restricted today than they have ever been, and other than on race and religion, online speech is generally unrestricted. That raises the question why reporters seem to be complaining more, or at least more openly. We suspect this reflects in part a generational shift; younger Singaporeans are accustomed to having...

Full article: http://yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/4946-wikileak...

Tweets

Wikileaks: About Young PAP:

Summary. The youth wing of Singapore's ruling party, Young PAP (YP), is pursuing closer ties with the Chinese Communist Yo...

Wikileaks: PAP Ensures Positive Press Coverage:...

yoursdp.org 03 Sep '11, 2pm

Reporters say they are eager to produce more investigative and critical reporting, but they are stifled by editors who hav...

Wikileaks: US State Department’s views on Young...

theonlinecitizen.com 02 Sep '11, 10am

Summary. The youth wing of Singapore’s ruling party, Young PAP (YP), is pursuing closer ties with the Chinese Communist Yo...

mrbrown: L'infantile terrible of Singapore: I a...

mrbrown.com 02 Sep '11, 7am

SUBJECT: JOURNALISTS FRUSTRATED BY PRESS CONTROLS ¶1. (C) Summary: Singapore journalists say they are increasingly frustra...

Anger as WikiLeaks publishes full archive of US...

todayonline.com 02 Sep '11, 9pm

LONDON - WikiLeaks has published its full archive of 251,000 secret United States diplomatic cables online, most of it unc...

Wikileaks Report: Singapore journalists refuse ...

Wikileaks: PAP ensures positive press coverage Saturday, 03 September 2011 Singapore Democrats Viewing cable: Singapore To...

WikiLeaks: Significant gov’t pressure put on ST editors #Singapore

WikiLeaks: Significant gov’t pressure put on ST...

sg.news.yahoo.com 02 Sep '11, 10am

A senior staff member of Singapore's largest newspaper admits there's "significant pressure" on its editors to follow the ...

Wikileaks: Singapore Edition

Tony Tan is president but not endorsed by most Sin... Grassroots and Media Play Important Roles In PAP R... Unity needed f...

Ho Peng Kee on LTK: "I don't know whether Mr. L...

mrbrown.com 03 Sep '11, 11am

SUBJECT: SOME CYCLISTS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS - POLITICAL ACTIVISM IN SINGAPORE Classified By: DCM Daniel Shields for ...

$1.9 Billion Positive US Solar Trade Balance vi...

greentechmedia.com 02 Sep '11, 2pm

I love you guys. But this report is misleading at the headline level, as it implies that the “solar manufacturing industry...

Latest WikiLeaks cables include 700 from Singapore

Latest WikiLeaks cables include 700 from Singapore

straitstimes.com 03 Sep '11, 3am

WikiLeaks' decision to publish its full cache of more than 250,000 cables as they were - 'unredacted' - drew criticism fro...

Wikileaks: PM Lee overshadowed by father: Lee Hsien Loong still has yet to come out of his father’s shadow after...

Wikileaks: PM Lee overshadowed by father: Lee H...

theonlinecitizen.com 03 Sep '11, 5pm

In his first major address as PM, he encouraged Singaporeans to “speak your voice, be heard” and promised a greater openne...

Strong support for PAP based on PE results: Dr Yaacob Ibrahim

Strong support for PAP based on PE results: Dr ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 31 Aug '11, 5am

Dr Yaacob Ibrahim says that there is strong support for the PAP after the Presidential election. (AFP file pho … There is ...