Episode
April 14, 2014

Singapore's shame addiction

Why can't Singapore get enough of internet public shame?
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Is Singapore's internet shaming the social media version of public caning? People are snapping photos of what they see as bad behaviour and uploading those images to popular "citizen journalism" websites. Some claim the trend is leading to harassment and increased xenophobia. And now thousands of netizens are calling for the end of online shaming. Others say it's simply free speech. Join the conversation Monday at 1930 GMT.

In this episode, we speak to:

Anita Kapoor @AnitaKapoor
Media personality
anitakapoor.wordpress.com

Justin Fong @sg_crisis_guru
Social media consultant
cwfong.blogspot.sg

Nazry Bahrawi @nazwry
Lecturer, Singapore University of Technology & Design

Oliver Woods @oiwoods
Former resident of Singapore

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