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Media Literacy

The recent debate over two controversial advertisements highlighted the need for media literacy training.While the industry’s self-regulatory group (ASAS) acknowledged indecency and called for it’s removal, it was ironically some man-in-the-street who feel otherwise.Studies show that only 8% of advertising messages are processed by our brains, with the remainder influencing us in ways we do…
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Kids and Mobile Gaming

Mobile gaming is fast becoming the dominant past-time of kids in IT-enabled Singapore. From mealtime to bedtime, it’s rare to find a child who is not connected to either the iPhone, Nintendo Gameboy, Playstation Portable or a mobile device of some sort. Many parents worry about the impact of such a radical change in the…
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Cross Cultural Integration

Kingmaker is in the news! With over 20 years of experience in cross-cultural exchange, Kingmaker’s Principal Consultant Mr. Tan Hee Guan shared with Lianhe Zaobao about his various initiatives to engage and befriend foreign students, overseas volunteering trips and numerous ways he has kept in touch with his cross-cultural friends these years. Mr. Tan emphasised…
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