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The media within Singapore is regulated by the Sedition Act and the Newspapers and Printing Presses Act. Censorship has been applied in a number of cases – though this has often been practised by the media outlets themselves as a form of self-censorship. The state has a great interest in the media, and the two dominant players are both state owned.
Singapore Press Holdings has close links to the ruling party, which in turn has a virtual monopoly of the newspaper industry. MediaCorp, owned by a state investment agency, operates TV and radio stations. Major newspapers include The Straits Times, the Business Times, and Today. Major TV channels include Channel News Asia, Channels 5 and 8, Suria and Channel U. Notable radio stations include 938Live, the English-language Radio 91.3, and the Mandarin Radio 100.3.