How the Media Misleads
BARELY two months after it was launched with great fanfare and lauded as a "one-stop" shop for dispute resolutions in the finance industry, the Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre (FIDReC) has suffered a setback.
What they don’t tell you is that the media itself had a hand in the “great fanfare” two months ago. This was supposed to make us financial hub of the universe. But now the media behaves like its just reporting news....
If that doesn’t convince you, check out this amazing forum letter in today’s paper. The heading screamed…. Press freedom? I would choose Singapore anytime
To the casual reader, it would seem that press freedom and Singapore are on opposite banks of the river. And to support press freedom would mean not to support Singapore and hence would make such a person unpatriotic.
On a side note, our media lurves to praise itself