20. Holding the press


Most of the analysis in this essay is drawn from my 2012 book, Freedom From The Press. Lee Kuan Yew’s landmark 1971 speech on the press, quoted in the essay, can be read in full here.


Going deeper

  • The most illuminating insider account is Cheong Yip Seng’s OB Markers (Straits Times Press, 2012).


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