Two chapters focus on Malaysia and the remaining two provide comparative discussions between the neighbouring countries. Whereas role theory works as both a discursive tool in conversations with journalists and as an analytical tool sensitive to agency processes on a micro level, field theory adds relational aspects and helps to connect the micro level analysis to macro level structures, uncovering the forces conditioning the profession. As former contiguous colonies of Britain, Malaysia and Singapore have much in common, not least in terms of laws and legal culture. Why Singapore Journalists don't Press for Legal Reform Cherian George 3. Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore: A Space for Speech , edited by Andrew Kenyon, Tim Majorbanks and Andrew Whiting, provides a good example of the pros and cons of such an enterprise. Media play a vital role in the construction of social realism and thus knowledge of what is reported in the media is essential to understand social outlooks towards important issues. Participation in America: Political democracy and social equality.
Through a comparative study of journalism in Singapore and Vietnam based on qualitative interviews and extensive document research, the dissertation intends to uncover perceptions of journalism, role orientations and role struggles among journalists — though without disregarding forces conditioning the two journalistic fields. The free VitalSource Bookshelf® application allows you to access to your eBooks whenever and wherever you choose. While news is constrained in Malaysia and Singapore, it seems that online media can be less limited. Journalists are prone to write within the boundaries of the law that enforces a leash on the freedom of press. Democratic phoenix: reinventing political activism. Malaysia: Mahathirisme, hegemoni dan tentangan baru. Dinamik ruang siber dalam gerakan reformasi di Malaysia.
Along with Books, at SapnaOnline, one can shop for over 10,000 Audio Books, 5000 Electronics and Accessories products and over 1000 Toys ,Health Care and Home products. Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore by Andrew T. Finally, the youngest age group i. They ensure a nation's competitiveness within an integrated global economy. New York: Zed Books ltd. Notwithstanding the influential power of networked media in elections, among people who have access to this media, there are still people who just rely on traditional media or use both at the same time for information seeking. Communicative abundance prevents communicative abundance.
Despatched in 4 to 6 days. Though economic capital and cultural capital profession-specific forces also conditions journalism, political forces structure the profession on a number of levels. Kenyon is Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
Kenyon, Tim A Space for Speech Andrew T. This public dialogue is crucial to the notion of citizens partaking of a decisionmaking process in a thriving democracy. In addition, the cohesiveness of the material is often fairly loose, requiring the editors to impose some kind of overarching theoretical or methodological framework over the collection as a whole, usually in an appropriately structured introductory chapter. 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. Kenyon, Tim Marjoribanks, Book Review: Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore, edited by Andrew T. Singapore´s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite of multiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improve, can result in strong foundations for sustainable development. However, internet use, along with the politics of internet regulation, in the high-tech city-state has not been sufficiently critiqued.
Defaming Politicians, Scandalising the Courts: A Look at Recent Developments in Singapore Kevin Y. Taken together, the book is a welcome addition to the scholarly literature on the interfaces between media, law, and democracy as found in contemporary Malaysia and Singapore. It is well understood that in Malaysia, political parties are in control of mainstream media. Kenyon, Tim Majoribanks and Amanda Whiting. Media Governmentality in Singapore Terence Lee 2. Taking into account the combination of authoritarian governance and popular elections in this city-state, this article utilizes a mixed methods approach i.
Accordingly, a country with lower penetration levels for a medium may, paradoxically, exhibit more and better utilization of that medium than a country with higher penetration. The combination of comparative scope and multiple empirical methods is important in at least two ways. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, xiii + 209 pp. About the Series The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars in the West and the East, on all aspects of media, culture and social change in Asia. This book explores these issues with reference to Malaysia and Singapore. This book explores these issues with reference to Malaysia and Singapore. Youth and political participation in Britain.
The authors analyse plans, policies, institutions, laws and regulations, water demand and water supply strategies, water quality and water conservation considerations, partnerships and importance of the media. Other chapters in the book dwell on how media professionals perceive defamation in Malaysia and Singapore Amanda Whiting and Tim Marjoribanks , legislation pertaining to electoral contests in Singapore Tey Tsun Hang , the impact of new media on general elections in Malaysia and Singapore James Gomez and Chang Han Leong , and the role of new media in enlivening democracy in Malaysia Mustafa K. Modern communications media since the invention of the printing press have been dominated by images of scarcity. This paper examines contemporary transformations in media markets in Malaysia and Singapore. Most salient, in the case of the Malaysia is the legal conflation between religious affiliation and ethnicity Islam and Malay , a legal fiction absent in Singapore, and its subsequent role in skewing political power and configuring inter-ethnic relations. Rather than the Internet itself being decisive, however, it is the extent of civil society and political opposition that appear more significant. Our result also shows that traditional media will not be replaced by networked media, at least, at this point in time as our informants still use traditional media to verify the reliability of news on social media occasionally.
First, it helps develop useful insights for both sociological and legal traditions. Personalized politics: The Malaysian state under Mahathir. Cybernetics is proposed as an approach to frame creative cultural governance and consumption in Singapore. Die Darstellung des politischen Systems legt drei Schwerpunkte: Zunächst wird die politische Geschichte Malaysias bis 1955 ausgeleuchtet. The 1999 Malaysian general elections: Issues, insults, and irregularities.
Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore: A Space for Speech , edited by Andrew Kenyon, Tim Majorbanks and Andrew Whiting, provides a good example of the pros and cons of such an enterprise. It investigates news through a particular factor — defamation law — in a comparative, empirical manner. The media, mainly the press, play an important role in forming public opinion and shaping societal attitudes. Our analysis is grounded in new institutional approaches towards the study of news media and political communication. Instead, the differences can be accounted for by traditional social networks that help to organize online dissent, and the motivation to use available technology in creatively political ways - both of which are stronger in Malaysia than in Singapore.