25 Mar '11, 9pm

Meet your new candidates online

SINGAPORE - Barely two weeks after regulations on Internet election advertising were loosened, videos bearing political messages have begun appearing online. And for the first time, the People's Action Party (PAP) is uploading videos of its new candidates - six were unveiled this week - on its website. Apart from footage of their introductions at the press conferences, the website carries a pre-recorded video profile of each candidate, coupled with links to their CV. The videos were uploaded when the candidates were announced. Hong Kah Member of Parliament Zaqy Mohamad said this was part of the PAP's "multi-pronged" approach to new media, involving centralised initiatives like these and individual efforts. Mr Zaqy, a new media facilitator for the party, added that viewership for the PAP's website has jumped five-fold since the videos were uploaded. Allowing the use of podc...

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