24 Mar '11, 3am

"Why is CNA so afraid of having Dr Chee on its programmes?"

"Why is CNA so afraid of having Dr Chee on its programmes?"

When Channel Newsasia (CNA), the local television news channel which claims to provide “an Asian perspective” to issues, produced its Talking Point programme on the changes to the electoral boundaries, it invited the People’s Action Party (PAP) and just about every major opposition political party – except the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). It wasn’t the first time that the SDP, and in particular its Secretary General Dr Chee Soon Juan, has been ignored by the mainstream media, of course. But the omission in the Talking Point programme was a glaring reminder of the bias of CNA. Perhaps CNA has realized that the absence of the SDP in its programmes brings into question CNA’s intentions and whether it has become an active political player which bows to the dictates of the ruling PAP. It is no secret that there is no love lost between the SDP and the PAP, in particular, be...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/03/channel-newsasia-bars...

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