Abdul Wahab Ghows, a former Solicitor-General and Supreme Court Judge, discloses how the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act came into existence in 1974.
Ex-senior civil servant Lee Seng Giap comments on the annual review of printing permits for newspapers and magazines.
Lim Siam Kim, a former Deputy Secretary with the Civil Service, discusses the restriction of circulation of foreign publications.
A former Straits Times journalist, Tan Wee Him offers his views on the impact of the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act on journalists and other issues.
Tan Siok Sun, who served as Acting Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Culture from 1973 to 1975, shares her experiences as the Registrar of Newspapers and comments on the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act and the closure of Singapore Herald and Eastern Sun in 1971.
A freelance writer, media trainer and consultant, PN Balji discusses the impact of the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act on the print media.
Ex-SPH executive Dicky Goh shares how the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act affected print media in Singapore and Malaysia.