By Terence Lee
This ebook explores this inherent contradiction found in such a lot elements of Singaporean media, cultural and political discourses, and identifies the foremost regulatory ideas and applied sciences that the ruling humans motion social gathering (PAP) employs to manage Singapore media and tradition, and therefore govern the techniques and behavior of Singaporeans.
It establishes the conceptual hyperlinks among executive and the perform of cultural coverage, arguing that modern cultural coverage in Singapore has been designed to form voters into accepting and taking part within the rationales of presidency. Outlining the old improvement of cultural coverage, together with the new enlargement of cultural regulatory and administrative practices into the ‘creative industries’, Terence Lee analyzes the makes an attempt through the Singaporean gurus to interact with civil society, the ways that the media is used to marketplace the PAP’s guidelines and management and the consequences of the web for the perform of governmental keep an eye on.
Overall, The Media, Cultural keep an eye on and executive in Singapore deals an unique procedure in the direction of the rethinking of the connection among media, tradition and politics in Singapore, demonstrating that the various contradictory discourses round Singapore in basic terms make feel as soon as the politics and executive of the media and tradition are understood.
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