Creative Journalism: “Banks sound” or “Life Savings Gone?”

I like today’s Straits Times front page a lot. Somebody at ST is probably pissed about how the PAP is saying one thing about the banks: “Banks sound, system working well says Tharman”, while thousands of retirees might lose all of their life-savings due to possible mis-selling of minibond products by these same banks: $100,000 Life Savings GONE.

If you want to say something, but can’t say it outright, this is one creative way of doing so. Or maybe it wasn’t intended. Who knows.

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6 Responses to “Creative Journalism: “Banks sound” or “Life Savings Gone?””

  1. Kevin Says:

    What a contrast! Thanks for sharing this 🙂

  2. King Richards Says:

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  3. The Singapore Daily » Blog Archive » Daily SG: 17 Oct 2008 Says:

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  4. George Says:

    I noted the irony too. Good to think that the ST could occasionally rise above its imposed self-censorship on the side of the truth.

    We know that its editorial board gets a drubbing whenever its headlines and reports, however meritorious, rub someone the wrong way.

    Such is the failing of man.

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