31 Oct '11, 10am

Why Facebook Killed The Blogger: The Singapore Writers Festival has just ended. I was a "Featured Author" (that'...

Why Facebook Killed The Blogger: The Singapore Writers Festival has just ended. I was a "Featured Author" (that'...

The Singapore Writers Festival has just ended. I was a "Featured Author" (that's the term they use) for an event on the last day. It was a panel discussion at the National Museum. The other panellists were Pat Law and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow , and the moderator was Dr Gwee Li Sui . The session was provocatively entitled "Why Facebook Killed The Blogger". When I first showed up at the venue, it struck me as rather large. I had expected a smaller venue. To my surprise, people streamed in steadily and the seats were filled up pretty quickly. It was almost full-house by the time we got started. I didn't do an exact count, but I estimate that about 100 people showed up for our one-hour discussion (which was about writing on the Internet). I spotted a number of other writers in the audience, including Felix Cheong , Chris Mooney-Singh and Dave Chua . The audience was very lively d...

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