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November 24, 2020

“GE2020: Fair or Foul?” and the role of journalism education in successful societies

On 21 November 2020, CNM organised a webinar titled, ” ‘GE2020: Fair or Foul?’ and the role of journalism education in successful societies.” This webinar was held in celebration of A/P Bertha Henson’s latest book, “GE2020: Fair or Foul?” In addition to having A/P Henson introduce her book to the attendees we were delighted to …

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August 25, 2020

Emergency remote teaching and beyond: A media studies approach towards understanding student affect and emotional presence in online learning.

Congratulations to Dr Jinna Tay and Dr Shobha Avadhani for being awarded the FASS Staff Research Support Scheme FY2020 grant for their project “Emergency remote teaching and beyond: A media studies approach towards understanding student affect and emotional presence in online learning.” The pilot project joins a growing body of work that seeks to make …

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Prof Wu Gangwu
June 22, 2020

Eminent NUS historian Professor Wang Gungwu receives prestigious Tang Prize

The 2020 Tang Prize in Sinology has been awarded to Professor Wang Gungwu, University Professor at NUS Arts and Social Sciences and one of the world’s foremost experts on the Chinese diaspora. Announced on 20 June 2020 by the Tang Prize Foundation, this prestigious award was conferred on Prof Wang in recognition of his trailblazing …

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June 19, 2020

Laptops for low-income families: Addressing digital inequity

As the COVID-19 situation escalated in Singapore, additional measures were introduced, including home-based learning (HBL) for all schools and working from home for all workplaces except for essential services. These circumstances threw a light on the difficulties that some families who may not have any laptops at home or only one laptop to share between …

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March 31, 2020

How do we use messaging platforms such as WhatsApp appropriately in a crisis?