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SPH media restructuring: Keeping the faith, keeping the trust

Visitors viewing interactive displays at the ST170 exhibition held at the ArtScience Museum in 2015. For the newspaper, which celebrated its 175th anniversary last year and has seen more than its fair share of convulsions, this restructuring is as go
Visitors viewing interactive displays at the ST170 exhibition held at the ArtScience Museum in 2015. For the newspaper, which celebrated its 175th anniversary last year and has seen more than its fair share of convulsions, this restructuring is as good a time as any to transform, so that it can serve the public better and maintain its trust, says the writer.ST FILE PHOTO

When news of the restructuring of Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) media business broke last Thursday, my phone started buzzing non-stop.

Everyone had an opinion; everyone had a meme. The number of messages became so overwhelming that I stopped responding to them.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 11, 2021, with the headline 'SPH media restructuring: Keeping the faith, keeping the trust'. Subscribe