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Breakfast Dialogues - Insights into the Singapore New Media: Developing the Sensibility in the Era of Fake News

Breakfast Dialogues is a talk series organised by NUS Alumni Relations and NUSS. Designed to engage younger NUS alumni professionals in executive and middle management positions, the series creates a platform for the exchange of ideas among alumni, led by experts in their respective fields of industry.

Breakfast Dialogues are meant to be casual and interactive, accompanied by forum-style discussions. Through this dialogue series, we hope our speakers can inspire our younger alumni to be successful leaders of the future.

Registration fee: $10 (Alumni) $15 (Guest)
Inclusive of Light Breakfast

Dress Code: Smart Casual
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NUSS Suntec City Guild House
25 Jan 2019
7.30am - 9.00am
NUS Alumni Relations
Ms Cassandra Lua
6516 3594

Event Details

Insights into the Singapore New Media: Developing the Sensibility in the Era of Fake News

What are the ways to creating fun, insightful and credible online content in Singapore? We now live in an age where information, views and ideas flow more freely than ever before, because anyone with a connection to the Internet can be part of it and contribute to it.
In the era of "fake news", Mothership believes strongly in fostering curiosity and humour. Curiosity calls for the need for openness and understanding. Humour invites one to see old things in a new light. One can rarely delete and idea or a bad idea completely, and the ideal response should be an opposing idea or a more attractive belief.

Mr Martino Tan (Public Policy '09), Deputy Managing Director and Managing Editor,

Mr Martino Tan is the Managing Editor of Mothership. He co-founded in 2013, which went on to become one of the fastest rising news and lifestyle site in Singapore. attracts a monthly viewership of 10 million.

Terms & Conditions

  • Registration fees are strictly not refundable.
  • Flash photography and videography are not allowed.
  • All mobile devices are to be turned to silent mode during the event.
  • Photography and videography by the NUS Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) and/or NUSS may be carried out throughout the event. OAR and/or NUSS may use some or all of these images in its print publications, digital platforms and marketing channels.
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