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PM Lee on ST's role as observer, reporter, influencer

As a newspaper tied intrinsically to Singapore, it always has to be pro-Singapore, he says at opening of ST exhibition
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr Lee called on the newspaper to maintain its hallmark of "credible, balanced and objective reporting" even as it hunts for new ways to produce a high-quality and commercially successful product.
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"You are not just an observer and reporter of what happens. What you report and how you report the news also inevitably influences people's opinions and the course of events." - Mr Lee (above with ST editor Warren Fernandez)

Singapore

EVEN as The Straits Times adapts and hunts for new ways to produce a high-quality and commercially successful product, it must remain conscious of the "important role" it has in Singapore today.

Making this point on Wednesday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed that