15 Sep '11, 1am

[ST] 3 in 10 S'poreans cynical about politicians: Survey

[ST] 3 in 10 S'poreans cynical about politicians: Survey

Dr Zhang Weiyu (right) presenting her findings yesterday. She said her findings implied that policymakers should hold interpersonal discussions online to reach out to and 'convert' cynics. -- ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI Three out of 10 Singaporeans do not trust politicians to act in their best interests, and this 'cynicism' is linked to exposure to online political media, a survey has found. 'If a person is more cynical, he tends to use the online alternative media as well as foreign websites more than people who are not cynical,' said Assistant Professor Zhang Weiyu from the National University of Singapore's Department of Communications and New Media. The survey, done around nine months ago and before the May General Election, also found that more Singaporean men are deemed to be cynical than women. But in terms of education, age and income, the survey did not find any distin...

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