Author Archives: tiffiz

About tiffiz

For the $$$: a (usually) gracious host abv 30,000ft. For the personal development: in search of a better, more confident, positive self. For the memories: STILL trying to write on a more regular basis. Learning about life.

Civic Engagement on STOMP

After exploring how STOMP is shaping to be the new public sphere, perhaps even being the most successful platform in encouraging Singapore youths to express their opinions and ideas to date, let’s look at how STOMP has propelled civic engagement … Continue reading

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STOMP: The New Public Sphere

As Wikipedia puts it, most contemporary discourses and conceptualizations of the public sphere, are based on the Jürgen Habermas ideas in the book “The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere – An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society“. The … Continue reading

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“News Quality” on STOMP

A contemporary specialist on Shakespeare, Frederick Gard Fleay, had earlier (1874) written: “If you cannot weigh, measure, number your results, however you may be convinced yourself, you must not hope to convince others.” There has been various discourses with regards … Continue reading

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“It’s all about me… and maybe a little you”

What do social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr have in common? Participants like you and me. Whether it’s the browsing, uploading, commenting of content (includes videos, photographs, URLs to 3rd party information, status updates about what we are … Continue reading

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