Media, culture, and social change in Asia series ; 36.
"This book explores these issues with reference to Malaysia and Singapore. It analyses how journalists monitor governments and cover elections, discussing what difference journalism makes; it examines citizen journalism, and the constraints on it, often self-imposed constraints; and it assesses how governments control the media, including outlining the development and current application of legal restrictions"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Media governmentality in Singapore / Terence Lee 2. Why Singapore journalists don't press for legal reform / Cherian George 3. Malaysiakini's citizen journalists : navigating local and national identities online / Janet Steele 4. Seeking democracy in Malaysia : new media, traditional media and the state / Mustafa K. Anuar 5. Defaming politicians, scandalising the courts : a look at recent developments in Singapore / Kevin Y.L. Tan 6. Media professionals' perceptions of defamation and other constraints upon news reporting in Malaysia and Singapore / Amanda Whiting and Timothy Marjoribanks 7. Moulding a "rational" electoral contest regime Singapore-style / Tey Tsun Hang 8. New media and general elections : online citizen journalism in Malaysia and Singapore / James Gomez and Chang Han Leong.