17 Oct '11, 10am

Veteran journalist Seah Chiang Nee reflects on technology and his 51 years of working as a journo.

Journalism A long, long journey After 51 years I have arrived: I can now transmit my story to a distant land on a small gadget that I can put back into my pocket. By Seah Chiang Nee Oct 15, 2011 (Synopsis: Today’s working tools – the smart phone, tablet and fibre optic technology – are moving an old Singaporean journo further away from the ball-pen.) I CROSSED my 51st year as a working journalist recently, a journey that took me from the ball-point pen and typewriter to a high-speed laptop. In a place where journalism isn’t too highly regarded, the profession has rarely kept practitioners going for a long period, so I consider it a pretty fair show. As long time former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew once said, most students chose journalism only when they failed to get into any other course. Now, at 71, as I am beginning to feel technologically settled in with the personal co...

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