Two great reads for journalism students

In the past months we’ve seen the launch of two books by two esteemed journalists in Singapore.



Good Grief cover

Good grief! : everything I know about love, life and loss
I wish
somebody had told me sooner
by Alan John
at Communication & Information Library
Call No.: PN4874.J65, check availability here.

This book is a autobiography of Mr Alan John, formerly a deputy editor at The Straits Times. Biographies of local newsmen are rare, which makes this title a gem for insights into the life of a journalist.

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It Changed My Life

It changed my life
by Wong Kim Hoh
at Communication & Information Library
Call No.: BF575.C8W872c, check availability here.

Mr Wong Kim Hoh is a senior writer at The Straits Times. This book is a compilation of his interviews and articles on inspiring Singaporeans. Mr Wong was recently named Journalist of the Year at Singapore Press Holdings’ annual English/Malay/Tamil Media group awards ceremony. He is also part-time lecturer at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information.

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About Law Loo Shien

I am with the Resources, Discovery and Access team at NTU Library. There was once I scored a D for an undergraduate module on Political Philosophy, but it was the best course I'd ever taken. It planted the seeds of intellectual growth, and gave me a framework to understand human nature.
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