Podcasts and politics
August 4th, 2005

“An opposition party in Singapore has tested the limits of free speech by launching a podcast on its website denouncing the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) ahead of independence day celebrations”,the Age reports.”Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) secretary-general Chee Soon Juan raised such issues as lack of government transparency,high salaries paid to cabinet ministers and other issues in a nine-minute recording.”The podcast is a way for the party to bypass the state-controlled media in Singapore,” Chee said in a statement”.

Podcast bypasses Singapore media restrictions


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