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By Andrew T. Kenyon,Tim Marjoribanks,Amanda Whiting

Commentators at the media in Southeast Asia both emphasise with optimism the chance for brand new media to supply percentages for better democratic discourse, otherwise, much less hopefully, specialize in the continued skill of governments to workout tight and complicated keep an eye on of the media. This booklet explores those concerns on the subject of Malaysia and Singapore. It analyses how reporters display screen governments and canopy elections, discussing what distinction journalism makes; it examines citizen journalism, and the restrictions on it, frequently self-imposed constraints; and it assesses how governments keep watch over the media, together with outlining the advance and present software of felony restrictions.

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