Dated: 4 May 2011
Following the first round of Party Political Broadcast on 28 April, the Media Development Authority (MDA) is making available details of the Second Party Political Broadcast that will be aired on Friday, 6 May.
The same seven political parties will once again make their broadcast over free-to-air radio and television platforms.
These platforms are made available in all four languages to the political parties.
Details of the broadcast are as follows:
|Broadcast Date||Political Party||1 AIR-TIME (per language)|
|6 May 2011||1. Singapore Democratic Alliance||2.5 minutes|
|2. Singapore People’s Party||2.5 minutes|
|3. Reform Party||3 minutes|
|4. Singapore Democratic Party||3 minutes|
|5. Worker’s Party||4.5 minutes|
|6. National Solidarity Party||5 minutes|
|7. People’s Action Party||12 minutes|
Below is the Schedule of Party Political Broadcast on 6 May 2011:
|Broadcast Date||Language||Time||News Platform|
|6 May 2011|
|Channel 5, 938Live,
|Channel 8, Capital 95.8FM,
|Tamil||9 pm||Vasantham/Oli 96.8FM|
To facilitate reporting, MDA will release all seven sets of Party Political Broadcast scripts to the media at about 7pm on 6 May 2011, upon completion of the recording of the first 6 speeches.
As the recording of the 7th Party Political Broadcast will be completed after 7pm, MDA will update the media of any amendments to the 7th script in a separate note, after 7pm and as soon as we can.
Please note that ALL SCRIPTS ARE EMBARGOED TILL AFTER DELIVERY AND ARE TO BE CHECKED AGAINST DELIVERY.
1Eligibility for these Broadcasts is determined by the number of candidates fielded by a recognised political party under a recognised party symbol. Independents, and a political party fielding less than 6 candidates under the same recognised party symbol will not be eligible for party political broadcasts on radio or on television.
About the Media Development Authority of Singapore
The Media Development Authority of Singapore (www.mda.gov.sg) promotes the development of vibrant and competitive film, television, radio, publishing, music, games, animation and interactive digital media industries in Singapore. It has developed an industry masterplan, Singapore Media Fusion 2015 (www.smf.sg) to advance this goal. MDA also promotes a connected society, consumer choice and a pro-business environment