03 Mar '11, 2pm

New rating symbols for video content to be introduced in June

New rating symbols for video content to be introduced in June

SINGAPORE: A new set of symbols are to be introduced this June to rate content in film, videos, free-to-air and subscription TV. The new symbols are to standardise the look in the ratings, said the Media Development Authority (MDA). There are currently three different sets of rating symbols. Minister for Information, Communication and the Arts Lui Tuck Yew, announced this at the launch of Media Fiesta 2011. He added that the symbols are still under review. Members of the public can vote for their preferred symbols at roving interactive media exhibits, also known as Media Transformer, at four anchor events islandwide from March 5 to 27. The four anchor events cover different forms of media like music, publishing, games and film over four weekends at *SCAPE Warehouse, Woodlands Regional Library, nex Atrium and *SCAPE Playspace. There are also 70 partner events islandwide to ...

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