SINGAPORE - The topic was a serious, even controversial, one - the recently passed fake news law. The approach, however, was light-hearted and unorthodox, with Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam appearing in online video interviews.
The reaction has been mixed. Some welcomed the effort to reach out and connect with new audiences and make policy more accessible. Critics, however, said they "cringed" at the unusual approach to explaining government policy.