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226 Notes Singapore Politics and Media: A Primer 1. Department of Statistics Singapore, “Key Annual Indicators”, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. 2. Parliament of Singapore, “Historical Development of Parliament”, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. 3. People’s Action Party, “Party Milestones”, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. 4. Elections Department Singapore, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. 5. Department of Statistics Singapore, “Singapore in Figures 2011”, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. 6. SPH Mediapedia, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. 7. Today Rate Card, [accessed 1 Aug. 2011]. Chapter 1 1. “Home”, Freedom House, [accessed 19 Feb. 2011]. 2. “Reporters san frontieres”, Reporters Without Borders (English website), [accessed 19 Feb. 2011]. 3. “Why RSF’s press freedom index is flawed — and why it works”, Journalism .SG, [accessed 28 Oct. 2009]. 4. “Singapore ranked No. 140? Why SM isn’t worried”, The Straits Times, 1 Nov. 2005. 5. William Case, Politics in Southeast Asia: Democracy or Less (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 2002). 6. Fareed Zakaria, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad (London and New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003). 7. Larry Diamond, “Thinking About Hybrid Regimes”, Journal of Democracy 13, no. 2 (2002): 322–38. Notes (226-255) 226 Notes (226-255) 226 4/2/12 3:00:19 PM 4/2/12 3:00:19 PM Notes to pp. 2–15 227 8. Carl A. Trocki, Singapore: Wealth, Power, and the Culture of Control, Asia’s Transformations (New York: Routledge, 2005). 9. Goh Chok Tong, “Government as Trustee: The Role of Government in the East Asian Miracle”, Straits Times, 24 Sept. 1995, pp. 1, 4–5. 10. Martin Jacques, When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World (New York: Penguin Press, 2009). 11. George Soros, The Soros Lectures: At the Central European University (New York, N.Y.: Public Affairs, 2010). 12. David Harvey, A Brief History of Neoliberalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005). 13. Ibid., pp. 71–2. 14. Ibid., p. 83. 15. See, for example, Harold Evans, Good Times, Bad Times (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983). 16. Perry Anderson, “The Antinomies of Antonio Gramsci”, New Left Review 100 (Nov.–Dec. 1976): 5–80. 17. Kor Kian Beng, “Pritam Singh calls for Freedom of Information Act”, The Straits Times, 21 Oct. 2011. 18. Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini, Comparing Media Systems: Three Models of Media and Politics (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004). 19. Fred S. Siebert, Theodore Peterson and Wilbur Schramm, Four Theories of the Press: The Authoritarian, Libertarian, Social Responsibility and Soviet Communist Concepts of what the Press should be and do (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1956). 20. John C. Nerone (ed.), Last Rights: Revisiting Four Theories of the Press (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995). 21. See, for example, David Hugh Weaver and Wei Wu, The Global journalist: news people around the world (Hampton Press, 1998); and “The Worlds of Journalism Study”, [accessed 1 Sept. 2011]. 22. Amartya Kumar Sen, “Democracy as a Universal Value”, Journal of Democracy 10, no. 3 (1999): 3–17. 23. Georgette Wang and Eddie C.Y. Kuo, “The Asian communication debate : culture-specificity, culture-generality, and beyond”, Asian Journal of Communication 20, no. 2 (2010): 152–65. 24. Ibid., p. 161. 25. Clifford Geertz, “Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture”, in The Interpretation of Cultures (New York: Basic Books, 1973), p. 15. 26. Pierre Bourdieu, The field of cultural production: essays on art and literature , ed. Randal Johnson (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993). Notes (226-255) 227 Notes (226-255) 227 4/2/12 3:00:20 PM 4/2/12 3:00:20 PM 228 Notes to pp. 16–28 27. David Bandurski and Martin Hala, Investigative Journalism in China: Eight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010); Jingrong Tong, Investigative Journalism in China: Journalism, Power, and Society (London and New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011). 28. Hallin and Mancini, Comparing Media Systems. 29. Worlds of Journalism Study, [accessed 1 Sept. 2011]. 30. Lee Kuan Yew, “Exciting Times Ahead” (speech given at the Tanjong Pagar GRC National Day Dinner, World Trade Centre, Hall 1, Singapore, 12 August 1995), [accessed 19 Feb. 2011]. 31. Nick Davies, Flat Earth News (London: Vintage Book, 2009). 32. Human Development Report Office, Human Development Report 2010, The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Development, [accessed 19 Feb. 2011]. 33. Human Development Report Office, “A Human Movement: Snapshots and Trends”, in Human Development Report 2009, Human Development...


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