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dc.contributor.authorTan, Li Ching.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-27T08:36:05Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-27T08:36:05Z-
dc.date.copyright2010en_US
dc.date.issued2010-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/47532-
dc.description58 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis research is to study for any changes in the nature of genre in the narration of Singapore's history comparing printed texts with the digital domain of Wikipedia. Historys our interpretation of what had happened in the past. Our perceptions influence how we interpret what we read and it also influences what we write. In this paper, we investigate how information on Singapore's history is being contributed and presented in Wikipedia by comparing it against the printed texts. Does Wikipedia, as an open platform of collaboration, demonstrate a new form of genres from the printed texts by reflecting an alternative history besides the dominant Singapore Story?en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Library and information science::Libraries::Information sourcesen_US
dc.titleWikipedia and history : new genres or old? the case of Singapore.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorBrendan Luyten_US
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (Information Studies)en_US
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