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  • Moulding the Future of our Nation: The Role of the Humanities

    By: IPS Editor | Jul 06, 2018 | Hits: 9793

    Mrs Eugenia Lim, Principal, Mrs Shermaine Tang, Vice-Principal, Madam Ho Hui Ping, Vice-Principal, Teachers and Students. Thank you for inviting me to share my thoughts with you this morning. Tribute To Teachers It is a special pleasure to speak to 200 teachers.  A few years ago, the Ministry of Education published a small book of…..

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  • Building resilient communities in the age of disinformation

    By: admintest admintest | May 11, 2018 | Hits: 1254

    Ten million Chinese migrant workers entering Indonesia, a long-haired male journalist portrayed as a female election volunteer for the governor of Jakarta, as well as uprisings of Buddhists and Muslims in Myanmar – what do these have in common? They are all disinformation making their rounds on online platforms and closed-group channels such as Facebook…..

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  • To mitigate online falsehoods, tweak how information is distributed

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 11, 2018 | Hits: 1294

    The last few weeks of hearings by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods have shown us the complexity of dealing with “fake news”. Hearing the myriad viewpoints from traditional print media companies, social media platforms and social science researchers has shown us that the modern information ecosystem has transformed an otherwise unremarkable proposition –…..

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  • To tackle deliberate online falsehoods, look also to non-legislative efforts

    By: admintest admintest | Mar 26, 2018 | Hits: 1785

    In the first two weeks of public hearings by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods, the role of legislation in countering deliberate online falsehoods was debated by academics and experts. Several experts agree that legislation can play a role in the fight against deliberate online falsehoods, but there are gaps in existing legislation due…..

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  • Getting Singaporeans to pay for news

    By: admintest admintest | Jan 02, 2018 | Hits: 1857

    The recent upheavals in the news industry in Singapore have sparked a conversation on the future of news organisations. How do media companies like the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), which announced that it would terminate 230 staff members by year-end, remain competitive on a rapidly changing media landscape? What can small online publications like The…..

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  • Silver lining in the battle against fake news

    By: admintest admintest | Nov 02, 2017 | Hits: 1420

    Younger people are more likely to believe they are less susceptible to falling for fake news, an optimistic bias that could hurt their ability to discern the truthfulness of online information. That is one of the findings of a recent survey conducted by the Communications and New Media Department at the National University of Singapore…..

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  • Fake News Mind Traps

    By: admintest admintest | Sep 22, 2017 | Hits: 1506

    Debates surrounding how to counter fake news typically focus on what regulation, technology companies, media literacy and fact-checking can do. The focus on different types of counter-measures, while important, tends to omit the one thing that is common to all types of misinformation – the human psychology behind information use. Understanding the root cause of…..

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  • Arts and Disability in Singapore

    By: admintest admintest | Oct 05, 2016 | Hits: 3110

    Singapore’s achievements in the recent Paralympics have brought much attention to the role of sports in empowering people with disabilities. Not only has it provided an occasion for the community to admire and celebrate their abilities, but also an opportunity for Singaporeans to consider the significance of social inclusion. Similarly, the Arts is also an…..

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