18 Oct '11, 1am

Lam Pin Min, your "Digital Quotient" is just to tell us to behave in a way that the ruling party finds acceptable.

Singaporeans now need not just IQ and EQ, but DQ - Digital Quotient - to navigate a political landscape transformed by new media. But even as the Government gears itself up to engage citizens more meaningfully online, Singaporeans should also be judicious and rational in how they consume online material, two MPs said on Monday. Dr Lam Pin Min (Sengkang West) kicked off his motion of thanks on the President's Address by noting the impact of social media on the watershed general election in May. Background story Digital judgment is important because of the vast amount of unregulated information online, said Sengkang West MP Lam Pin Min. This can range from good, trustworthy journalism to lies and 'all sorts of rubbish'. Although a recent Institute of Policy Studies survey concluded that the Internet did not have a decisive effect in the election, Dr Lam said the May polls sh...

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PAP MP suggests that Singaporeans need to have IQ, EQ and DQ, prompting a Fa-Q from local political blogs.

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