A lesson in humour: An analysis of MCCY’s PR response to the ‘Count on me, Singapore’ copyright claim

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“Count on me, Singapore” is one of those anthems that Singaporeans grew up listening to and singing along every National Day season. So, when videos featuring school children from India singing the exact same song — with the lyrics amended such as ‘Singapore’ replaced with ‘India’ — started circulating online, it no…