MARUAH media monitoring: Day 7 (4 May 2011)

5 May 2011

MARUAH is conducting an election watch project. Part of this project includes monitoring the election coverage by the mainstream media, specifically the Straits Times, TODAY and The New Paper. (We are unable to cover the other languages and other media, e.g. TV and radio, because of resource constraints.)

Our findings on Day 7 are set out below.

You can also download the findings as a PDF file.

Coverage of each party (in column inches)

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UPR process to review Singapore’s human rights record

4 May 2011

Singapore’s human rights record will be reviewed at an upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) session this Friday.

MARUAH was part of the Coalition of Singapore NGOs (COSINGO), which submitted a joint shadow report in November 2010.
http://maruah.org/2010/11/01/coalition-of-singapore-ngos-cosingo-submission-to-universal-periodic-review/

At the same time, MARUAH also submitted its shadow report, focusing specifically on the Internal Security Act and the death penalty.
http://maruah.org/2010/11/01/maruah-upr-submission-on-the-death-penalty-and-preventive-detention-without-trial/

Questions submitted in advance by several UN member countries have been uploaded to the webpage below.
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/PAGES/SGSession11.aspx

Also, MARUAH president Ms Braema Mathi is currently at the UN, as part of the process and to raise awareness of the human rights issues currently facing Singapore.

The live video of the session will be streamed at the link below at 3pm Singapore time, 6 May 2011.
http://www.un.org/webcast/unhrc/index.asp


MARUAH media monitoring: Day 6 (3 May 2011)

4 May 2011

MARUAH is conducting an election watch project. Part of this project includes monitoring the election coverage by the mainstream media, specifically the Straits Times, TODAY and The New Paper. (We are unable to cover the other languages and other media, e.g. TV and radio, because of resource constraints.)

Our findings on Day 6 are set out below. Note: there were no negative photos spotted in the 3 newspapers.

Coverage of each party (in column inches)

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Your Vote is Your Voice

3 May 2011

Is my vote really secret?

That is the question on many Singaporeans’ minds. As part of our public education efforts, MARUAH has produced a video to explain to voters why their vote really is secret.

YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE

(WITH CHINESE SUBTITLES: 你的选票,你的声音)

(WITH MALAY SUBTITLES: SUARA ANDA ADALAH SUARA ANDA)

This video was put together by a team of volunteers. For the first time on video, Singaporeans from different walks of life come together to speak about their voting experiences. A former Straits Times journalist who had witnessed the actual destruction of the ballot papers from the 2006 General Elections also speaks about what he saw.

The video explains the voting process, and what happens to ballot papers after they are counted.

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MARUAH media monitoring: Day 5 (2 May 2011)

3 May 2011

MARUAH is conducting an election watch project. Part of this project includes monitoring the election coverage by the mainstream media, specifically the Straits Times, TODAY and The New Paper. (We are unable to cover the other languages and other media, e.g. TV and radio, because of resource constraints.)

Our findings on Day 5 are set out below. Note: there were no negative photos spotted in the 3 newspapers.

Coverage of each party (in column inches)

Positive photos of each party

Neutral photos of each party

Placement of each party in the paper






MARUAH media monitoring: Day 4 (1 May 2011)

2 May 2011

MARUAH is conducting an election watch project. Part of this project includes monitoring the election coverage by the mainstream media, specifically the Straits Times, TODAY and The New Paper. (We are unable to cover the other languages and other media, e.g. TV and radio, because of resource constraints.)

Our findings on Day 4 are set out below. You can also download all of the findings as a PDF file.

Note: There was no Sunday edition of TODAY.

Coverage of each party (in column inches)

Positive photos of each party

Neutral photos of each party

Negative photos of each party


Placement of each party in the paper




MARUAH media monitoring: Day 3 (30 April 2011)

1 May 2011

MARUAH is conducting an election watch project. Part of this project includes monitoring the election coverage by the mainstream media, specifically the Straits Times, TODAY and The New Paper. (We are unable to cover the other languages and other media, e.g. TV and radio, because of resource constraints.)

Our findings on Day 3 are set out below. You can also download all of the findings as a PDF file.

Coverage of each party (in column inches)

Positive photos of each party

Neutral photos of each party

Negative photos of each party

Placement of each party in the paper


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