Speeches from the 1st World Journalism Education Congress

WJEC logoHeld in Singapore in 2007, this was the first-ever convention that brought journalism educators around the world to discuss on issues pertaining to the scholarly pursuit of journalism. Below are interviews I recorded while covering the event for journalism.sg. Find out more about the WJEC at http://www.amic-wjec.org/

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Keynote address

  • Chairman of Singapore Press Holdings, Dr Tony Tan, spoke on the future challenges of journalism (About 15mins) [Click to listen]

Media Freedom vs Responsibility — East vs West Perspectives

  • Editor-in-chief of Singapore Press Holding’s English and Malay Newspapers, Mr Patrick Daniel, spoke about the role of the press in Singapore (About 11mins) [Click to listen]

Freedom of Digital Speech: Testing Boundaries in Singapore

Media Laws and Regulations: Emerging Paradigms

  • Lawyer Kevin Tan speaks on the trends in Singapore’s media laws and regulation focusing on the mrbrown affair and the Sedition Act (About 27mins) [Click to listen]
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One Response to “Speeches from the 1st World Journalism Education Congress”

  1. 1 justice kingsley baidoo

    I want to be connected to any relevant journalism organisation worldwide,that would be helpful to my course as a student-journalist.


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