Australian police 'naive' to tell public not to film


kei1309

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Asia is not Australia. SG is not Australia. Here, you cannot photo a flood that is near to Bukit Timah Avenue 2 to 6 where powerful people stay.

WanBao photographer arrested for pictures of flood! - Page 2 - www.hardwarezone.com.sg
The thread starter is one of the members who started TRE, from which the stories/articles are always against the government or government agencies.

and... knowing Lianhe newspapers for their shoddy news reporting and lack of journalistic integrity and bullying tactics to get the news (my friend's death and an friend's cousin's death were given extremely negative publicity just to drive up readership, even though the article and cause of death were certainly unrelated and they weren't the sort to do such things...), really now? just because someone stands up to the police, that his story must hold truth?

all i know is that the debate went on and on and on with only the photographer's side of the story. by the way, he wasn't arrested, even in the recount. just detained.
 

Shizuma

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... knowing Lianhe newspapers for their shoddy news reporting and lack of journalistic integrity and bullying tactics to get the news....
wait wait wait got any mainstream paper really have accurate, unbiased, integral journalism ?
 

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wait wait wait got any mainstream paper really have accurate, unbiased, integral journalism ?

Agree... all 'Mainstream' media are bias one way or the other... either for, or against someone/group/party...
 

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So in simpler words, "Don't trust anyone, source or parties. All of them are bias toward something and all of them might have hidden agenda behind their words. Just read whatever was on the net, do your own analysis, and if that particular news would have impact on you (for whatever reasons, be it on your investment, rights, etc) then do more research and then decide your next action base on your research... and if you still miss that step or move... then you can only remember this word from a wise old man - you go in with your eyes open."
 

kei1309

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So in simpler words, "Don't trust anyone, source or parties. All of them are bias toward something and all of them might have hidden agenda behind their words. Just read whatever was on the net, do your own analysis, and if that particular news would have impact on you (for whatever reasons, be it on your investment, rights, etc) then do more research and then decide your next action base on your research... and if you still miss that step or move... then you can only remember this word from a wise old man - you go in with your eyes open."
Haha! But TBH, singaporeans are more followers than leaders. Lemmings!
 

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Kevin Lynch, a lawyer from Johnson, Winter & Slattery, which provides legal advice to Fairfax Media, said it was legal to film anyone as long as you are on public property or have the permission of a property owner to film.
And of course with common sense when instructed by mata.

Happy shooting all.
 

ricohflex

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There are times when it is not appropriate to take photographs.
Use your judgement.
For example when the mother was screaming and crying over her two sons' dead bodies in Tampines.
 

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