Machiavelli Meets Michelangelo

  title={Machiavelli Meets Michelangelo},
  author={Bradley C. Freeman and Andrew J. Duffy and Xiaoge Xu},
This article examines newspaper coverage of the arts in Singapore to consider the role of the island state’s newspapers in the development and documentation of Singapore’s growing arts scene. Sampling two constructed weeks for each of 10 years, 1999 to 2008, content analysis is used to examine arts coverage in the Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao. The study benefits from groundwork laid by Janssen’s 1999 study of arts coverage in Dutch newspapers, in which not only quantity of content was… CONTINUE READING